Cignex Datamatics

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Cignex Datamatics
IndustryIT service management, Information technology consulting
Founded 📆2000
Founder 👔Harish Ramachandran [1]
Headquarters 🏙️Livonia, Michigan
Area served 🗺️
Key people
Harish Ramachandran (Founder & CEO)[2]
David Schmittlein[3]
Products 📟 Open source, Web portals, Enterprise content management, Big data
Revenue🤑 US$ 20-22 million (2011)[4]
Number of employees
📇 Address
📞 telephone

CIGNEX Datamatics, formerly Cignex, is a privately held IT company headquartered in Livonia, Michigan.[5] It provides business process outsourcing services with open-source software. Cignex has development centers in Ahmedabad, Gurugram and Bangalore in India.[6][7]


Cignex was founded in 2000.[8] It was founded by Harish Ramachandran, Manish Sheladia, Munwar Shariff and Amit Babaria.[9] In 2006, venture capital firm Basil Partners invested in Cignex.[10] In April 2010 Cignex formed a joined venture with Datamatics Global Services[11] and merged AGS Technology to form Cignex Holding Corporation.[12] Jeff Colvin from AGS became chief executive at that time.[13]

In 2011, the company was acquired by Datamatics Global Services and changed its name to CIGNEX Datamatics.[4] Vijay Iyer became chief executive in May 2014.[14] David Schmittlein joined the board of directors in 2015.[3]


CIGNEX Datamatics uses marketing terms like open source,[3][15] Web portal, enterprise content management and big data.[16] The company claims to have more than 450 enterprise implementations globally.[17][18][19] It presently[when?] has 22 offices across 9 countries[16][20] including UK, Germany, India, Singapore and Australia.[21]

The company markets a Franchise Management Platform (FMP),[22] Digital Employee Engagement Platform (DEEP),[22] and Reputation Management Platform (RMP).[23]


  1. "CIGNEX inaugurates 2nd India Development Center at Bangalore". Press release. November 18, 2010.
  2. "CIGNEX Datamatics Wins "Best Analytics Service in Sales Analytics" Award". Press release. February 10, 2016. Retrieved March 24, 2017.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 "M/s. Cignex Datamatics. Inc.. subsidiary of the Datamatics Global Services Limited appoints Dr. David C. Schmittlein as a Director". Hindu Business Line. February 3, 2015. Retrieved March 24, 2017.
  4. 4.0 4.1 "Datamatics acquires US IT firm Cignex". Financial Express News. Archived from the original on 2013-08-03. Retrieved 2014-09-19. Unknown parameter |url-status= ignored (help)
  5. "CIGNEX Technologies Overview". Archived from the original on March 20, 2012. Retrieved June 28, 2011. Unknown parameter |url-status= ignored (help)
  6. "ICT Moguls Who Matter". Economic Times. May 13, 2011. Retrieved May 31, 2011.
  7. Veronica Silva Cusi (Nov 18, 2010). "CIGNEX Inaugurates 2nd India Development Center at Bangalore". Retrieved June 28, 2011.[permanent dead link]
  8. "CIGNEX - a New Twist on an Old Business" (PDF). SD Forum News Vol 7/Issue 3. 2004. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2012-03-26. Retrieved May 31, 2011. Unknown parameter |url-status= ignored (help)
  9. "Alfresco Partner Spotlight: Q&A with Amit Babaria of CIGNEX Technologies, Inc.", Alfresco (software)
  10. "CIGNEX Raises Expansion Capital". Business Wire. December 11, 2006. Retrieved May 31, 2011.
  11. "Datamatics Global Services creates joint venture with CIGNEX Technologies Inc". India Infoline. July 24, 2010. Archived from the original on September 19, 2012. Retrieved January 20, 2018. Unknown parameter |url-status= ignored (help)
  12. Anuradha Shukla (April 28, 2010). "CIGNEX Technologies Presents New Merged Entity - CIGNEX Holding Corporation". Asterisk Online Community. Retrieved May 31, 2011.
  13. "CIGNEX Holding Corporation: A New Synergistic Force in Enterprise Open Source Solutions". Press release. April 26, 2010. Retrieved March 24, 2017.
  14. "Vijay Iyer is appointed as the CEO of CIGNEX Datamatics". DQ Channels. May 12, 2014. Retrieved March 24, 2017.
  15. "CIGNEX Datamatics to Host Live Webinar on Portal User Engagement with Liferay's Audience Targeting App". CNBC. Retrieved 2015-03-18.
  16. 16.0 16.1 "CIGNEX Datamatics Inc". Acquia Group. Retrieved 2014-09-19.
  17. "Vijay Iyer Is The CEO Of CIGNEX Datamatics". Channetimes. 2014-04-28. Retrieved 2014-09-19.
  18. "". Retrieved 2014-09-19.
  19. "Vijay Iyer is appointed as the CEO of CIGNEX Datamatics". DQChannels News Bureau. 2011-08-17. Archived from the original on 2014-09-19. Retrieved 2014-09-19. Unknown parameter |url-status= ignored (help)
  20. "M/s. CIGNEX Datamatics. Inc.. subsidiary of the Datamatics Global Services Limited appoints Dr. David C. Schmittlein as a Director". The Hindu Business Line. 2015-02-03. Retrieved 2015-03-18.
  21. "Liferay Service Partners". Liferay. Retrieved 2014-09-19.
  22. 22.0 22.1 "Datamatics Global Services". Bloomberg Businessweek. 2014-09-18. Retrieved 2014-09-19.
  23. "Platform briefs" (PDF). Consumer Goods Magazine. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2016-01-02. Retrieved 2015-03-18. Unknown parameter |url-status= ignored (help)

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