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Faisal Yaqub '07

Faisal Yaqub '07 is the founder and creator of Curl, an iPhone app that helps you track your gym progress. Since it launched in June 2011, Curl has received over 16,000 downloads in more than 50 different countries. The Curl app is an easy-to-use exercise log that helps you keep detailed records of your workouts. You can also use it to customize routines, choose from over 300 preloaded workouts, and view detailed exercise instructions.

Currently, Yaqub is a staff sortware engineer at Slack, a computer software company in the San Francisco Bay area. He works on building core features, such as messaging, threads, the new user experience, files, and more.

Yaqub graduated from Boston University with a double major in Philosophy and Religion. He currently resides in the Bay area.
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