History

Ygomi and its predecessor companies have been helping define new industries for five decades. From large-scale databases and technical support, to mobile phones, to telematics and automated driving, 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.
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 Here. Acquired in 2008 by Nokia in an $8.1 billion cash transaction. Now owned by a consortium including vehicle manufacturers BMW, Mercedes, and VW/Audi.
1988
Began SEI call center business. Profitably sold in 2019. 
2001
SEI Microsoft, expanded from an initial support role to a full inside sales operation. Profitably sold in 2011.
2002
Founded Connexis. Engagements for major vehicle manufacturers included development of middleware, applications, and back-end services for ITGen5, the first Android-based automotive infotainment system, which was released in the 2014 Infiniti Q50 and the 2015 Nissan Pathfinder. Connexis was merged with RoadDB (www.roaddb.com) in 2019.
2005
Took majority position in ArrayComm. Profitably sold in 2019.
2019
Founded RoadDB (www.roaddb.com) based on work begun in 2014 in Ygomi and previous subsidiaries.