Gil Shwed

20 stories about Gil Shwed
גיל שויד יו"ר מנכ”ל ומייסד צ’ק פוינט

Gil Shwed: "This is the perfect time to step down. We have peaked on all levels"

06.02.24|Sophie Shulman
After 30 years at the helm of Check Point, Shwed announced on Tuesday that he will be leaving the role of CEO. “I was 24-years-old when we started the company, and now, especially after the last quarter, the timing is perfect,” noted Shwed
גיל שויד יו"ר מנכ”ל ומייסד צ’ק פוינט

Gil Shwed: Cyber attacks on Israeli companies demanding ransom doubled during war

30.10.23|Sophie Shulman
"Since the beginning of the war, there has been an overall increase in cyber attacks on Israel - which are mainly aimed at government officials,” Gil Shwed, founder and CEO of Check Point said today, “Many media outlets are also being attacked."
כנס מובילאי משדר ראשון גיל שויד

Check Point tells employees no raises in 2023

20.03.23|Sophie Shulman
The Israeli cyber giant informed its employees that, in view of the economic situation, instead of salary increases, they will receive a special bonus of blocked shares for one year in the amount of 5% of their base salary
מוסף שבועי 23.2.23 דורית דור

Behind the Dor: “I think of myself as number 1 at Check Point, in my world"

26.02.23|Diana Bahur-Nir
Dorit Dor won the Israel Defense Award at the age of 25, has been Gil Shwed’s number 2 at Check Point for over 25 years, and today lives in a house with four people and 11 degrees
גיל שויד יו"ר מנכ”ל ומייסד צ’ק פוינט

"We are in the midst of a crisis, but the need for more technology is great, so the technology market will grow"

10.11.22| Maya Nahum Shahal
Check Point founder and CEO Gil Shwed explained during the Hi-Tech Effect series by Calcalist and Mobileye his insistence on staying in Israel and why the high-tech crisis should have been expected
מוסף שבועי 21.3.19 ד.נ.א גיל שוויד

Gil Shwed: “Check Point stock is fantastic. Nasdaq has fallen 30% but we’ve remained stable”

27.10.22|Sophie Shulman
The Israeli cybersecurity company recorded revenue of $578 million in the third quarter, an 8% increase year over year. “There is no share in Israeli history that has provided the same performance as Check Point over the years,” added Shwed
כנס פורום היוניקורנס 2022 גיל שויד מייסד משותף ומנכ"ל Check Point

Gil Shwed: "I'm optimistic about Check Point, but no one is immune today"

03.08.22|Sophie Shulman
The Israeli cyber giant beat the forecasts and registered 9% growth in the second quarter - 2X the growth rate in the corresponding period
כנס פורום היוניקורנס 2022 גיל שויד מייסד משותף ומנכ"ל Check Point

Check Point: “We have $4 billion to spend and we are looking for acquisitions”

29.06.22|Irad Atzmon Schmayer
Co-founder and CEO Gil Shwed added during the Unicorns Forum that the cybersecurity powerhouse has already reached its recruiting target for the year, adding between 500-1000 employees
מימין גיל שוויד ו שלמה קרמר

Cybersecurity valuations are a bubble, warn Check Point co-founders

20.10.21|Meir Orbach
Gil Shwed and Shlomo Kramer haven’t been partners for over two decades, but both believe that current cyber growth is unrealistic
גיל שויד מנכל צק פוינט

Check Point is ready to fight for its place, reveals numbers behind cloud operation

07.06.21|Sophie Shulman
The Israeli cybersecurity pioneer wants to prove to everyone that even though it might have arrived late to the cloud game, no one should count Gil Shwed’s company out. ”We will make more acquisitions and continue to be aggressive with the cloud”
מוסף שבועי 21.3.19 ד.נ.א גיל שוויד

Check Point surpasses market forecasts for Q1, plans to recruit 600 new employees this year

26.04.21|Sophie Shulman
The Israeli cybersecurity giant ended the first quarter of 2021 with total revenues of $508 million, a modest 4% increase year over year
גיל שויד ב כנס חדשנות ב מרכז פרס

Check Point CEO Gil Shwed exercises $32.5 million worth of options in 2020, down by $7 million from previous year

04.04.21|Hezi Sternlicht
The Israeli cybersecurity giant has registered relative stagnation in its sales over recent years, with its shares climbing 10% over the past 12 months, while the Nasdaq index surged by 70%
ועידת התעשייה של ישראל גיל שויד מייסד מנכ"ל צ'ק פוינט

Check Point CEO says government should not aid the cyber industry

22.10.20|Sophie Shulman
The Nasdaq listed cybercompany reported $509 million in revenues in the third quarter of 2020
ועידת התעשייה של ישראל גיל שויד מייסד מנכ"ל צ'ק פוינט  בשיחה עם סופי שולמן

Check Point CEO Gil Shwed says he plans to reduce real-estate holdings in Israel

23.07.20|Sophie Shulman
Most of the company’s employees combine work from home and office attendance, reducing the need for extensive office space
דורית דור צ'ק פוינט

“Covid-19 did more good than ill. We refrained from layoffs and cutting salaries. We’re hiring”

07.06.20|Diana Bahur Nir
Dorit Dor, the number 2 executive at cybersecurity giant Check Point talks about the impact of coronavirus on the company
מריוס נכט 1

Check Point Chairman Marius Nacht Steps Down After 27 Years at the Company

28.05.20|Shir Rieter
Nacht, who took on the position in 2015, said he would not stand for reelection. He will be replaced by Jerry Ungerman
מוסף שבועי 21.3.19 ד.נ.א גיל שוויד

Coronavirus Won't Slow Down Check Point

24.03.20|Tzally Greenberg
In a Zoom call with employees, Check Point CEO Gil Shwed guaranteed that the company will still be handing out bonuses and pay raises on schedule