Arif Hossain (Bengali: আরিফ হোসেন; born August 2, 1994), better known as GoArif, is a Bangladeshi internet entrepreneur and software engineer. He is the founder and chief executive officer (CEO) of Fooxz.
While studying, he joined a private company as a senior software engineer. After working for 1 year, he founded Fooxz on November 1, 2020. He currently serves as CEO of Fooxz. Arif Hossain received the British Council Award for Skill Competition in 2010.
Arif Hossain was born on August 2, 1994 in the house of his father Dr. Aminul Haque and mother Halima Begum. Arif Hossain's nickname is Arif. He has two brothers, Mahedi Hasan, Moajjem Hossain and a sister Aklima Akter Ruba.
Arif was born into a Muslim family. Arif used to deal with various technical issues from his childhood. He liked to work at night. Because, he didn't want anyone in the house to know about it. They may think that Arif is not studying properly. Arif was very good at sports. He has been rewarded for his technical skills in college life.
Arif made a wireless device while at school and was praised by his father. While studying in college, he started an organization called Student Research Association (SRA).But at the end of college life, not much was done about the Association. Arif spent his college life in Cumilla district.
Then he came to Dhaka and got admitted in a private university. At first he started studying in Electrical and Electronic Engineering but later he completed his BSc in Computer Engineering. While studying at university, he started working on Engineering Discovery.
He founded Engineering Discovery and started working with his teachers as a team. Not much has been done with Engineering Discovery since then. After that, he worked with several plans including Bangladesh Museum, buying and selling books, but he did not get much benefit.
|Born||Md. Arif Hossain
August 2, 1994 (age 27)
Chandpur, Chattogram, Bangladesh
|Title||Founder & CEO of Fooxz|
|Known for||GoArif, SRA and Fooxz|
|Awards||British Council Award
for Skill Competition
|Relatives||Mahedi Hasan (Brother)
Moajjem Hossain (Brother)
Arif Hossain started working as an internet entrepreneur in 2012. He started working with SRA in the beginning and later did a lot of work till the establishment of Fooxz. He has expertise in a number of jobs including digital marketing, SEO, website design and development, programming.
In private life, Arif is an introvert type of person. Work lover, likes to work. Arif prefers a normal life. As a child he loved to write poems and stories. He likes to play sports. Playing football is his favorite.
Besides, Arif likes to travel a lot. Regarding travel, Arif said, "Exploring new places is my passion. Love to sharing my traveling experience". Arif Hossain has a travel website, name: GoArif. There he shared his travel experiences.