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Founder at Instabeat

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Hind is the founder and CEO of Instabeat, an award winning startup developing a heads-up display for swimmers to monitor their workouts, dubbed as the “Google glass and the Nike Fuelband for swimming”. A big believer in the power of technology to improve the quality of life, she is an active member of the Quantified Self organization, and has founded the Beirut Chapter, becoming a pioneer in the movement’s launch in the Middle East.

In 2012, Hind was selected as one of the top 5 Pan Arab innovators under 35 by MIT Technology Review tr35.Instabeat won the best of Wearable Technology at CES 2014, 1st prize of the MIT Enterprise Forum Pan Arab Business Plan competition in 2012, and was chosen as one of the 7 hottest Global startups of 2013 by Forbes.

Hind is a former swimming champion, a big fan of running and yoga and never goes out without her pedometer.


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