Michael Crain Joins DroneView Technologies as Director of Geospatial Services


BLOOMFIELD HILLS, MI – DroneView Technologies announced today that Michael Crain, a Certified Photogrammetrist, has joined the company as Director of Geospatial Services, a newly created position.

Michael has spent the past 32 years in aerial mapping and geospatial  services. He started his professional career at the aerial mapping firm Western Air Maps in Kansas City Kansas and then worked at Advanced Mapping Technologies in Traverse City, MI.

Most recently, Michael spent the past 11 years heading the national drone program and photogrammetry departments for Westwood Professional Services in Overland Park, Kansas. He has flown and/or oversaw the flying of thousands of drone missions, providing LiDAR acquisition and processing, UAV training, photogrammetric processing of drone images and producing high accuracy topography maps and stockpile volumetric reports. Michael received his Associates Degree in Photogrammetry from Ferris State University in Big Rapids, Michigan.

Michael Singer, CEO of DroneView Technologies, adds, “Michael brings extensive aerial mapping experience and geospatial expertise. He will enhance DroneView Technologies capabilities further in many areas including UAV LiDAR, manned imagery and LiDAR acquisition and processing, high accuracy RTK/PPK drone mapping, drone training, among others. We are very excited to have Michael join our growing team.”