Keynote Speaker


 Gil Shwed


Gil Shwed
Founder, Chairman & CEO
Checkpoint Software Technologies

Gil Shwed is Check Point's founder, Chairman, and Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Shwed is considered the inventor of the modern Firewall and holds several patents, such as the company's Stateful Inspection technology. Mr. Shwed has received numerous accolades for his individual achievements and industry contributions, including an honorary Doctorate of Science from the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology, the World Economic Forum's Global Leader for Tomorrow recognition for his commitment to public affairs and leadership in areas beyond immediate professional interests, and the Academy of Achievement's Golden Plate Award for his innovative contribution to business and technology.

Mr. Shwed is a member of the Board of Trustees of Tel Aviv University and the Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Youth University of Tel Aviv University. He is also a member of the Board of Directors of Yecholot Association Founded by the Rashi Foundation whose charter is, among other things, to reduce dropout rates in high schools.



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Conference Information

The Wynn, Las Vegas

January 21-24, 2014

Tuesday, January 21, 2014
12:00 PM – 8:15 PM

Wednesday, January 22, 2014
7:00 AM – 7:00 PM

Thursday, January 23, 2014
7:00 AM – 5:45 PM

Friday, January 24, 2014
7:00 AM – 2:30 PM

Hotel Accommodations

Wynn Hotel

January 21-24, 2014
The Wynn Las Vegas
$179.00 per night plus tax