Who we are:

  • We are a group of professionals who have lived in the US, UK, Australia and India
  • Well educated (from IITs/RECs/IIMs) professionals who hold senior roles in global companies or have retired from active roles
  • Are supporting parents in this age bracket and are intimately familiar with the needs of both the son/daughter and the parents

Our values:

  • Help parents “age in their own house” gracefully
  • Maintain quality of our service to serve as your proxy
  • Maintain the level of trust that needs to be built to give you “peace of mind”

Our vision is to serve as your parents’ trusted caretaker in India. We will serve as your proxy in the local area where your parents live and coordinate their support. Your parents are in safe hands and you have peace of mind with Assist4Parents.

Sameer Joshi

Sameer Joshi

Founder

Sameer has been in senior executive leadership roles for more than 25+ years in companies like Capgemini, IMC and United Airlines, both in US as well as in India.
He has an undergraduate degree in Mechanical Engineering from MIT, Pune and a Master’s degree in Operations Research and Industrial Engineering from University of Texas at Austin. He and his wife happily reside in Pune along with their 2 children and 85+ year old parents. First-hand knowledge and experience of caring for his parents has been a dominant motivation behind the incubation of Assist4Parents.

Ajay Parkhe

Ajay Parkhe

Director

Ajay has been in the US for the last 30 years. His 86-year old mother resides in Pune and he is all too familiar with the issue of supporting a parent in India. He came to the US after doing a BTech in IIT Kanpur, has a PhD in engineering and an MBA from Carnegie Mellon University. He worked at McKinsey & Company for 6 years and at General Electric Healthcare for 14 years prior to joining Assist4Parents as Director. He and his wife reside in Chicago and have 2 young daughters.

Dr. Anjali Chohan

Dr. Anjali Chohan

Director

Dr. Chohan has lived in Pune for the last 50 years. She did her schooling in Vimlabai Garware High School and then did her MBBS from BJ Medical College, Pune. She and her husband practice medicine at their Radiology clinic in Erandwana. They are one of the leading radiology center in Erandwane. She supports her 80-year old mother who lives alone close to her. Hence, she is very familiar with the needs of aging parents.

Neelesh Onkar

Neelesh Onkar

CEO Pune Division

Neelesh has 25 years of IT experience in Banking Finance, Digital Prepress and Healthcare. He holds a Bachelor of Engineering Degree (Computer Science) from University of Pune. He has worked at many multinational companies at senior management levels and led Software Quality Assurance, Software Delivery Management and has experience handling global teams.

Neelesh is happily married has a daughter and lives in Pune with his parents.