Tal Payne

Chief Financial Officer & Chief Operating Officer at Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.

Tal Payne

Tal Payne

Chief Financial Officer & Chief Operating Officer at Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.


Tal Payne occupies the position of Chief Operating & Financial Officer for Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. Ms. Payne is also on the board of SolarEdge Technologies, Inc. and SolarEdge Technologies, Inc. (United States of America). Ms. Payne previously held the position of Chief Financial Officer for Gilat Satellite Networks Ltd. Ms. Payne received an undergraduate degree and an MBA from Tel-Aviv University.

Career Highlights

Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.
Gilat Satellite Networks Ltd.

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Former Chief of Command for the Technology Unit of the Department of Military Intelligence at Israel Defense Forces

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General Partner at Opus Capital Ventures LLC

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Former Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer at Juniper Networks, Inc.

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Venture Partner at Viola Ventures

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Founder & Chief Executive Officer at Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.

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Co-Founder at DayTwo Ltd.

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Former President at Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.

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Chief Executive Officer at LeumiTech

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Partner at Lightspeed Management Co. LLC

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Founder at Eureka Ventures, Inc.

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Chief Financial Officer & Chief Operating Officer at Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.
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Tel Aviv University (TAU) (Hebrew: ?????????? ???????? Universitat Tel Aviv) is a public university located in Ramat Aviv, Tel Aviv, Israel. With nearly 30,000 students, TAU is Israel's largest university. Located in Israel's cultural, financial and industrial core, Tel Aviv University is a major center of teaching and research, comprising 9 faculties, 27 schools, 98 departments and 128 research institutes and centers. Its origins go back to 1956, when three research institutes – the Tel Aviv School of Law and Economics, the Institute of Natural Sciences, and the Institute of Jewish Studies – joined together to form the University of Tel Aviv. Initially operated by the Tel Aviv municipality, the university was granted autonomy in 1963. The university also maintains academic supervision over the Center for Technological Design in Holon, the New Academic College of Tel Aviv-Yaffo, and the Afeka College of Engineering in Tel Aviv. The Wise Observatory is located in Mitzpe Ramon.

Executive M.B.A. Degree

The Recanati business School was the first to offer an Executive MBA Program in Israel. Established in 1991, the program is offered to executives holding an undergraduate degree with at least seven years of managerial experience and sponsored by their organizations. Although identical in scope and content to the regular MBA program, the Executive MBA differs in several aspects. In particular, it puts a strong emphasis on teamwork and the framework of study is designed to accommodate the needs of working executives and enable them to pursue their careers while studying. The language of this program is Hebrew. The part-time program is held two days a week, and studies are completed within 18 months; the full-time program is held three days a week and studies are completed within 15 months.

Career History
Chief Financial Officer & Chief Operating Officer
2008 - Current

Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. engages in the development and market of software and hardware solutions for information technology security. Its products include threat prevention, next generation firewalls, mobile security, and security management. Its solutions cater to the following: point of sale systems, automated teller machines, private and public cloud, and telecommunications providers. The company was founded by Gil Shwed, Marius Nacht, and Shlomo Kramer in July 1993 and is headquartered in Tel Aviv, Israel.

Chief Financial Officer
Prior - 2008

Gilat Satellite Networks Ltd. engages in the provision of broadband satellite communication and networking solutions and services. It operates through the following business segments: Fixed Networks, Mobility Solutions, and Terrestrial Infrastructure Projects. The Fixed Networks segment provides advanced fixed broadband satellite communication networks, satellite communication systems and associated professional services and comprehensive turnkey solutions and fully managed satellite network services solutions. The Mobility Solutions segment provides advanced on-the-move satellite communications equipment, systems, and solutions, including airborne, maritime and ground-mobile satellite systems and solutions. The Terrestrial Infrastructure Projects segment provides network infrastructure construction of the fiber and microwave network of PRONATEL in Peru. The company was founded by Yoel Gat, Gideon Kaplan, Amiram Levinberg, Joshua Levinberg, and Shlomo Tirosh in 1987 and is headquartered in Petah Tikva, Israel.


PricewaterhouseCoopers LLC provides assurance, tax and advisory services. Its services include audit and assurance, consulting, deals, human resources, legal, tax, and family business. The firm also offers accountability, risk management, structuring, mergers and acquisitions, and performance and process improvement. The company was founded in 1998 and is headquartered in Buffalo, NY.

Boards & Committees
Independent Director
2015 - Current

SolarEdge Technologies, Inc. engages in the development of smart energy technology. Its products and services include photovoltaic inverters, power optimizers, photovoltaic monitoring, software tools, and electric vehicle chargers. The company was founded by Guy Sella, Lior Handelsman, Yoav Galin, Meir Adest, and Amir Fishelov in 2006 and is headquartered in Herzliya, Israel.


SolarEdge Technologies, Inc. manufactures, installs, markets solar photovoltaic system. The firm offers residential services, commercial solutions, reliability approach and StorEdge solution with backup. The company was founded by Guy Sella, Yoav Galin, Meir Adest and Amir Fishelov in 2006 and is headquartered in Fremont, CA.

Awards & Honors
CPA (Certified Public Accountant)
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