"What is it that attracts so many people to high-tech like moths to light? To comprehend the industry’s allure, you must first acquaint yourselves with those exceptional people who are known as ‘entrepreneurs' What is the motivation behind the marshalling of all the forces and the intensive focus of the entrepreneur on his new enterprise? It is not the financial incentive, for money is merely a by-product of success, not the goal. In fact, as far as the entrepreneur is concerned, money is the least important factor at the start of a new undertaking. More than anything else, the entrepreneur wants to make an impact on the world Perched on the wings of his imagination, desire, and dreams he searches for the ‘next big thing’ ".
Gun in a battle of knives is the breath taking story of Gilat Satellite Networks, an Israeli company that took on the world with determination and thrust, capability and motivation and thrived to a prominent position in the world in its industry.
Real life business thriller and a Biography of a start-up that became a success story that stunned the world, told by one of it's founders and CEO, and the visionary of the group that lead it in the trenches all the way to the top, and was there in the tough hours of the fall.
Yoel Gat, 55, received Israeli defense award twice and was the co-founder of Gilat with a team that left with him their unit in the army. Gat was CEO in Gilat since inception in 1987 until he left the company in 2003.