Having an emergency at home and trying to arrange transport to the hospital in that mental state can be horrifying. Two former Google employees have decided to make that mental stress a thing of the past with their new offering – Ambee.
Jaimon Jose was the Site Lead for Google Maps Operations in Hyderabad when one of his colleagues had an accident at his home. Though his house was a mere 10 minutes from some of the biggest hospitals in Hyderabad, he passed away without being treated at all, because the ambulance didn’t arrive in time. This tragic incident got Jaimon thinking about how issues like this could be avoided in similar situations.
Co-Founder Rohit Kumar came face-to-face with a similar situation when he returned from Google Dublin to be with his terminally ill mother in Hyderabad. During the course of her illness, often he found it difficult to find an ambulance to take her to the hospital. Even in the last few minutes of her life, Rohit could not be with her as he was constantly trying to call up ambulance services.In February 2016, Jaimon left his job at Google to start his own venture 1st Consult Technologies Pvt. Ltd. He founded Ambee under 1st Consult Technologies in March 2016. Meanwhile Rohit, who was soon to become the co-founder of Ambee, had left his job at Google and had joined Apple’s Hyderabad office. Read more