History

Ygomi and its predecessor companies have been helping define new industries for more than 40 years. From large-scale databases, to technical support, to mobile phones, to telematics, Ygomi has been – and continues to be – at the forefront of innovation, shaping business and daily life for billions of people.

The chart below shows some of the highlights of our history.

1969

SEI Information Technology, pioneering organization in project oriented software consulting with 35 years of technology leadership. Profitably sold in 2004.

1975

SEI Government Operations, worked on large U.S. government IT systems. Profitably sold in 1983.

1982

Cellular Business Systems (CBSI), back office billing and services for the emerging cellular industry. Profitably sold in 1986 to be part of Convergys, which was acquired by NEC in May 2012 for $450 million.

1984

SEI McDonald’s, expanded from initial POS software to full service restaurant technology support around the world. Profitably sold to McDonald’s in 2010 to support its future technology strategy.

1985

Navigation Technologies, world leader in digital map databases for advanced transportation applications. Involved through 2004 IPO. Later Navteq, now Nokia Here. Acquired in 2008 by Nokia in an $8.1 billion cash transaction.

1988

Began SEI call center business. www.seillc.com
  • 100% ownership

2001

SEI Microsoft, expanded from an initial support role to a full inside sales operation. Profitably sold in 2011.

2002

Founded Connexis. www.connexis.com
  • 100% ownership

2005

Took majority position in ArrayComm. www.arraycomm.com
  • 100% ownership