Aviram Margalith as CEO
REDWOOD CITY, CA, March 11, 2002 - Gilian Technologies, Inc.
, a worldwide leader in Web site content security, today announced the appointment of 20-year computer industry veteran Dr. Aviram Margalith
as chief executive officer.
Dr. Margalith had been chief operating officer of Rainbow Technologies, where he managed several operations in Europe, Asia, and the United States.
provides an appliance, called the G-Server™, which secures Web sites against hacking.
By screening outgoing content for authenticity, the G-Server protects Web sites from rogue computer technology that could capture content and replace the valid material with counterfeit information.
brings to Gilian
an extensive background in the security industry, with positions in sales, business development, engineering, and executive management.
He joined Rainbow Technologies in 1997 as president of its Mykotronx subsidiary, and during his tenure Mykotronx' revenues tripled from $22M to $65M annually.
He previously held executive positions at Group Technologies and at Honeywell.
Specializing in fast-growth, early-stage companies and developing them into mature competitors, Dr. Margalith
sees a great opportunity at Gilian
said, "When I was first asked to consider joining Gilian
, I was most impressed by the company's investors, and the board members' commitment to the company and its technology.