Nir Zuk founded Palo Alto Networks in 2005 and has served on the board since its inception. Nir brings a wealth of network security expertise and industry experience to Palo Alto Networks.
Nir is a former EIR at Greylock Partners, a successful serial entrepreneur and a network security expert.
Prior to co-founding Palo Alto Networks, Nir was CTO at NetScreen Technologies, acquired by Juniper Networks in 2004. Prior to NetScreen, Nir was co-founder and CTO at OneSecure, a pioneer in intrusion prevention and detection appliances.
Nir was also a principal engineer at Check Point Software Technologies and was one of the developers of stateful inspection technology.
Founder & CTO
2005 - Current (over 11 years)
Board & Advisor Roles (1)Update
Member of the Board of Directors
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