Palo Alto Networks, Inc. (PANW)

About Palo Alto Networks, Inc. (PANW)

Company Description:


Palo Alto Networks, Inc. is a leading company in the field of cybersecurity. It offers advanced security solutions to enterprises, service providers, and government entities worldwide. The company's innovative platform includes advanced firewalls and cloud-based offerings that extend those firewalls to cover other aspects of security.

Palo Alto Networks was founded by Nir Zuk and Yuming Mao in 2005. The company is headquartered in Santa Clara, California, United States, symbolizing a strong presence in the heart of Silicon Valley.


Main Product(s):


Palo Alto Networks provides a wide range of cybersecurity solutions, including advanced firewalls for network security, cloud security, endpoint protection, and various other cybersecurity software and services.


Short History of Palo Alto Networks, Inc:


  • 2005 – Palo Alto Networks was founded by Nir Zuk and Yuming Mao.
  • July 20, 2012 – The company went public on the New York Stock Exchange.
  • 2014 – Introduced the Zero Trust architecture.
  • 2018 – Nikesh Arora joined as CEO, marking a new era in leadership.
  • 2020 – Expanded cloud security offerings with new acquisitions.

Key Executives:

NameTitlePayExercisedYear Born
Mr. Nikesh Arora C.F.A.Chairman & CEO6.05M104.07M1968
Mr. William D. Jenkins Jr.President1.91MN/A1966
Mr. Nir ZukFounder, Executive VP, CTO & Director1.12M6.23M1972
Mr. Dipak GolechhaExecutive VP & CFO1.5MN/A1974
Mr. Lee KlarichExecutive VP & Chief Product Officer1.41M55.57M1975
Mr. Yuming MaoFounder & Chief ArchitectN/AN/AN/A
Mr. Josh D. PaulSenior VP & Chief Accounting OfficerN/AN/A1976
Ms. Meerah RajavelChief Information OfficerN/AN/A1972
Clay BilbyHead of Investor RelationsN/AN/AN/A
Mr. Bruce ByrdExecutive VP, General Counsel & Corporate SecretaryN/AN/AN/A

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