Meet Our Team

We’re an experienced team that delivers business leadership, technology and GIS expertise, accomplished pilots, and UAV operators to every project

Michael Cohen, MAS, ATPL

President and CEO

Michael is a former Airline Captain (Boeing 737 NG) and holds a Master Degree in Aeronautical Sciences from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. He has served as Chairman of Air Safety (Air Line Pilots Association: CJA), and as a member of the Air Canada Emergency Response Team. Michael is active Board Member of Unmanned Systems Canada.

After leading Industrial SkyWorks to nation-wide UAS flight approvals within Canada (2013-14), Michael authored the first Nighttime Commercial UAS approval (2016) issued by the Federal Aviation Administration (USA). In 2016, Michael was named as an Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Finalist, and in 2017, named by Commercial UAV News as one of The 25 Most Influential People in the Drone Industry.

Gunho Sohn, PhD

Chief Technology Officer

Gunho is a photogrammetric computer vision scientist with nearly two decades of research experience in academics and commercial environment. Gunho’s R&D experience is specialized in developing an intelligent photogrammetric machine vision system for reconstructing large-scale cityscapes and infrastructure models from laser and optical point clouds acquired by manned/unmanned moving vehicles.

Lance Lehman, L.L.B

VP of Corporate Activity and General Counsel

Lance has over a decade of experience in private practice as a corporate and commercial attorney, acting for and advising technology companies from start-up to maturation.
Lance applies an in-depth knowledge of liability management and regulatory compliance to help manage Industrial SkyWorks’ risk exposure and to ensure compliance with applicable laws.
As an accomplished entrepreneur, Lance brings business acumen, operations management experience, and accounting knowledge to his roles at Industrial SkyWorks.

Thomas Masney, CPA, CA

Chief Financial Officer

Thomas has venture capital, merger & acquisition experience with Goldman Sachs & GE and for both Ernst & Young and Price Waterhouse in audit and corporate recovery. Thomas brings with him a strong understanding of technology and e-commerce and its applications and adoption by various industries.Thomas has CFO experience in North America, Europe and Asia including financial, audit and regulatory reporting Canada, China, USA & UK

John Ziemanski

VP of Operations

John has 20 years of project management experience in Information Technology (IT) / GIS working in the forestry, oil and gas, mining and building sciences sectors. John’s extensive IT experience, decades of work with ESRI-based products and the recent integration of UAS technology allows him to specialize in cross-platform, flexible solutions.

Ian Hannah

VP of Innovations

Ian is a pilot with a Multi IFR rating and a board member of the Professional Society of Drone Journalists. He has extensive experience in using UAV technology for high resolution still photography, video, and 360° panoramic films.
While a Series Producer and Network Executive for major network television shows, Ian received international awards for his film and television work.
A creative innovator, Ian has developed industry standards, original production processes and unique gyro-stabilized camera platforms.

Graydon Shevchenko

UAV Pilot | GIS Programmer and Analyst

Graydon is a skilled UAV pilot, well-versed in UAV regulations and technology with experience in multiple systems, payloads and environments. He has a strong background in GIS programming, UAV data collection and modelling, and advanced analysis across a range of sectors, making him instrumental in developing standards in data capture and design for Industrial SkyWorks.

Angela Gan

GM - Singapore

Angela has 10 years’ of experience in the construction industry, specializing in providing both temporary & permanent gondola access solutions to the real estate and oil & gas industries.

After joining the family gondola business based in Hong Kong, Angela went on to establish a new operation in Singapore that has become a leader in the market. Her experience in building a successful access solutions services business in Singapore has shown her the value that incorporating the latest technologies can add to the quality and efficiency of building inspections. Adding asset inspection technology to the suite of services she offers will allow her to offer a one-stop solution that significantly reduces the effort and costs associated with the maintenance of assets in the real estate and oil & gas industries.

Angela has a Degree in Accounting from Cardiff University, UK. Prior to joining the family business, she worked as a Portfolio Analyst in Citi Private Bank in Singapore & Hong Kong.

Aaron Routledge

Sales Associate

Aaron recently graduated from the University of Guelph with a Bachelor of Commerce, majoring in Marketing Management, and joined the Industrial SkyWorks Team in July 2017. Aaron works together with our clients to understand their needs, find innovative solutions and applications using ISW technology, and develop long-term business relationships. He is a sports enthusiast, enjoys playing hockey and sailing, and is an avid member of Leafs Nation.

Kelan Costelloe

General Manager, Industrial Skyworks Caribbean

Kelan brings over 15 years of Oil and Gas experience to his role as General Manager of Industrial Skyworks Caribbean. A national of Trinidad and Tobago, his local and regional knowledge allows him to coordinate the demands for Industrial Skyworks services in this industrial hub and the surrounding nations.

Xinbo Zhang

Marketing Manager

Xinbo graduated from the University of Toronto with an Honour Bachelor of Science Degree in Biochemistry and Economics. As the marketing associate, Xinbo is responsible for all marketing related events in the company including SEO, website maintenance, social media, and design marketing materials.

Xinbo is a fan of soccer, loves cooking and photography. He is also pursuing a Master of Science in Applied Business Analytics Management Degree online with Boston University.

Heungsik Brian Kim, PhD

Senior Programmer

Brian has extensive research & development experiences in photogrammetry, point cloud analytic, computer vision and machine learning specialized for virtual city and infrastructure modeling and risk assessment. Brian is also professional geospatial programmer specialized in ESRI-based products, business logics, front/back-end interface and web-based applications.

Melissa Meneghetti

Manager / Architect VAMS Information System

Melissa is an IT Database Administrator with 12 years of experience in the GIS field designing corporate information systems which include “Field to Web” applications. She has designed applications for large corporate clients including provincial ministries and Federal Government Departments. Melissa excels at creating secure and intuitive, yet robust web applications with a focus on delivering UAV information.

Evan Earp-Jones

Geo Spatial Analyst

Evan studied Geographic Information Systems and Remote Sensing at the University of Victoria, where he developed an interest in spatial data collection and analysis. He is responsible for data processing, analysis, and reporting at Industrial SkyWorks. Evan brings a thorough attention to detail to his role at Industrial SkyWorks, ensuring data integrity and accuracy in its products.

Colin Kelleher

Advisor

Colin is a serial entrepreneur specializing in angel investing in early-stage technology start-ups. In addition to Industrial Skyworks, his current investments are in digital agriculture, e-retailing, energy informatics and analytics, medical devices and digital content optimization. Colin has had six successful exits in energy optimization technology, water technology, construction, real estate consulting and asset management modelling software for municipalities and utilities. Colin also co-led the Altus Group IPO on The Toronto Stock Exchange in 2005.

He is a graduate of the executive program at Singularity University where he received the Singularity Prototype Challenge Award for his presentation on “Buildings of the Future”.

Colin has served on the Board of Directors of the Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE), chaired the OCE strategic planning committee in 2013 and 2014, setting the five-year plan for the organization’s strategic direction.

Colin is a LEED-certified professional (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) and a member of the global Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.

Jordan McPhail

UAV Operations – Logistics Manager

Jordan McPhail studied fire protection engineering at Seneca College in Toronto where he developed an interest in building safety and risk management. Additionally, Jordan has developed knowledge of online marketing and social media. Jordan joined Industrial Skyworks as to lend his expertise in online publishing platforms, but also to assist operations in acquiring site data through use of Industrial SkyWork‘s UAV’s. Jordan is thrilled to be a part of the ISW team and looks forward to expanding on his preexisting skill set through ISW’s innovative and leading edge work.

Sean Woessner

Chief Pilot

Sean is an FAA licensed airplane pilot holding both IFR and FAA Part 107 Remote Pilot sUAS ratings. He graduated at the top of his class at Cochise College earning an Associate of Applied Science degree in Unmanned Aircraft Systems and Operations. Has extensive knowledge of FAA regulations and safety management skills for operating sUAS.

Sean is an accomplished sUAS pilot with over 500 inspections to his credit. With more than 400 hours on multi-rotor sUAS. He has extensive field experience and is qualified to inspect wind turbines, cell phone towers, oil and gas pipeline, residential and commercial buildings and roofs. Sean brings with him valuable experience and knowledge operating a variety of multi-rotor and fixed wing sUAS platforms carrying a wide range of payloads.

Yoonseok Jwa, PhD

Research & Development Manager

Dr. Jwa is an expert with strong research background in laser photogrammetry, point cloud analytics, 3D infrastructure modeling and positioning & navigation sensor integration. His R&D experience is specialized in point cloud and image understanding for virtualization of railways, utility networks and urban streets supporting sustainable infrastructure.

Muhammad Tauseef

Software Developer

Tauseef graduated from Punjab University College of Information Technology, Lahore, Pakistan with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer Science. I have worked as an Intern at Mentor Graphics, Lahore Office during my academics. I have been developing websites as well as Android Applications. In last two years, I have been working as a Game Developer at Geniteam Solutions based in Lahore, Pakistan before joining ISW in October, 2016.

Tauseef is a fan of football and likes playing video games.

Chris Cory

Advisor

Chris is an Executive in Residence at ventureLAB providing mentorship and connections to emerging technology companies in York Region. Chris is also a member of ventureLAB’s Genesis team which provides due diligence support services to technology companies and their prospective investors.

Chris spent over 10 years as a stock and commodity broker for a major securities dealer before becoming a partner at a Toronto-based merchant bank specializing in private placements and reverse mergers.

He was founder and principal of Alphus Inc., an Investor Relations Company servicing publicly traded Canadian and US technology companies.

Chris has provided financial and business development services to a variety of industries including manufacturing, cleantech and digital media.

Chris is a founding shareholder of Pond Biofuels Inc., and ForceCap Technologies. He is a member of the National Crowdfunding Association of Canada. (NCFA) and a past Director of Big Brothers of Metropolitan Toronto.

His current areas of interest are: Crowdfunding, Medical Device and Cleantech industries.

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