Ken Cordes
Ken Cordes

Director, Special Projects, Ygomi LLC

Ken Cordes is Director, Special Projects, at Ygomi LLC, which builds and operates companies that deliver innovative software and technology based services. The Ygomi companies – SEI, Connexis, and ArrayComm – currently employ approximately 300 people in 9 countries.

Mr. Cordes joined Ygomi in 2007 and has been closely involved in Ygomi’s services to the automotive industry, including emergency call solutions, services for electric vehicles, and connected vehicle multimedia. He is the information architect of Ygomi’s automotive application store and a subject matter expert on human factors engineering for in-vehicle connected applications. He has co-authored numerous articles and presentations on V2V and V2I initiatives, cooperative communications, standardization, and the economics and public policy of the ITS industry. Before joining Ygomi, Mr. Cordes worked for more than a decade in research, grant management, and training development in the government and private sectors.

Mr. Cordes holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees in linguistics from the University of Chicago.