Globalscape's dedicated leadership team has decades of experience in the technology and software industries

Executive Officers

Matt Goulet

President and Chief Executive Officer

Matt Goulet serves as President and Chief Executive Officer at Globalscape, as well as serving on its Board of Directors. Prior to this role, Goulet served as the COO, where he was responsible for the global sales and marketing, engineering, quality assurance, product management and strategy teams. Goulet was also responsible for the alignment and prioritization of technology alliances to further Globalscape’s go-to-market strategy. During his tenure as COO, Goulet oversaw the teams responsible for growing Company revenue to the highest annual revenue in Company history.

Goulet joined Globalscape in 2013 bringing nearly 20 years of experience in the security, networking, and storage industries.

Prior to joining Globalscape, Goulet served as the Vice President of Small and Medium-sized Enterprise (SME) Sales and Operations for Kaspersky Lab and Business Development Director at Avnet Technology.

Goulet graduated from Boston College, Carroll School of Management with a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Marketing.

Karen Young, CPA

Chief Financial Officer

Karen Young serves as the Chief Financial Officer at Globalscape. She oversees all aspects of the company’s finances, including the development and management of budgets, preparation of financial statements and reporting to Globalscape’s board and the public. Young brings two decades of financial management experience with a focus on developing policies and procedures to improve performance and productivity.

Young joined Globalscape in 2015 as Controller. Prior to joining Globalscape, Young ran a CPA practice in which she provided accounting and managerial consulting services to businesses. She also served as the Controller of PIC Business Systems, Inc., a provider of web-based integrated Enterprise Resource Planning solutions. At PIC Business Systems, Young prepared the company’s financial statements and was responsible for oversight of the company’s accounting department and other administrative functions. Young began her career at Valero Energy Corporation, a Fortune 500 manufacturer of transportation fuels and petrochemical products, where she focused on budgeting and forecasting for the company and its subsidiaries.

Young is a graduate of The University of Texas at San Antonio and holds a Bachelor’s of Business Administration in Accounting. She is also a member of the Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants.

Peter Merkulov

Chief Technology Officer

Peter Merkulov serves as Chief Technology Officer at Globalscape. He is responsible for leading and overseeing the product strategy, product management, product marketing, technology alliances, engineering and quality assurance teams.

Merkulov brings more than 16 years of experience in the IT security industry, specifically in product strategy and management, to Globalscape.

Prior to joining Globalscape, Merkulov served as Executive Vice President at Kaspersky Lab North America, where he oversaw the expansion of the business within North America and was second in command of their North American operations. He also served as Kaspersky Lab’s Chief Product Officer, where he drove the adoption, development, and execution of their long-term product strategy. Merkulov also served as the Vice President of Technology Alliances at Kaspersky Lab.

Merkulov is a graduate of Moscow State Institute of International Relations and is fluent in English, Russian, and Swedish.

Michael Canavan

Vice President of Sales & Marketing

Michael Canavan is responsible for leading and overseeing all direct and channel sales teams for Globalscape.

Canavan brings a diverse background with more than 15 years of experience in sales, engineering, and product management to Globalscape.

Prior to joining, Canavan served as Senior Vice President, Sales with Kaspersky Lab North America. In that role, he was responsible for all business-to- business sales activities in North America, including leading channel and presales system engineering organizations. Canavan has also held various roles in sales, engineering and product management at Kaspersky Lab, Trend Micro and CDW, among others.

Canavan graduated from Purdue University, Krannert School of Management with a Bachelor of Science in Economics and a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology.

Dave Mello

Vice President of Operations

David Mello serves as a Vice President of Operations at Globalscape. He is responsible for leading the technical support, professional services, pre-sales engineering and MIS teams.

Mello has more than 30 years of technical support and operations management experience and has held senior executive positions at several software and services organizations, across a variety of functional areas of responsibility.

Prior to joining Globalscape, Mello served as Senior Vice President of Support and Services at Kaspersky Lab North America, where he also served on the North America executive team and was responsible for post-sales support of both consumer and business products. Mello has also held senior level support and operations roles at BiddingforGood, Kewill Systems and DNS Worldwide, among others.

Mello graduated from Bentley University with a Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Systems and an Associate in Science in Business Management.

Board of Directors

Thomas W. Brown

Chairman of the Board and Director

Tom Brown has been an independent stockbroker and investment advisor in San Antonio since 1995. He entered the securities brokerage business in 1967 after receiving an MBA from Southern Methodist University. In recent years, he has also been involved in the real estate development business in San Antonio in addition to stock and bond investments. Brown currently serves as Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Company and has served in such capacity since June 2002.

David L. Mann


David Mann has been in the real estate development and home building business since his graduation from Southern Methodist University in 1975 where he earned a B.B.A. For the past twenty years, he has worked exclusively in the San Antonio, Texas market. Mann currently serves as a member of the Board of Directors of the Company and has served in such capacity since June 2002.


Dr. Thomas E. Hicks


Thomas Hicks has over 45 years of experience as an educator in the computer science field. He is currently an Associate Professor of Computer Science at Trinity University in San Antonio, Texas and has served in that position since 1983. He is responsible for all of the software engineering courses at Trinity University where he also teaches courses in database design, networking and data communications, advanced website design and cloud computing. He has over 100 publications and/or conference presentations to his credit. Dr. Hicks is a graduate of West Virginia University where he received a Bachelor of Science in Secondary Education-Comprehensive Mathematics, a Master of Science-Secondary and Elementary Mathematics Education, and an Educational Doctorate in Mathematics Education-Concentrations in Mathematics and Computer Science.

Frank M. Morgan


Frank Morgan is currently the Executive Director for Cyber Security Operations for Mantech International Corp supporting the national security community. He also served as the Vice President and General Manager of the Information Systems Department, Intelligence Solutions Division, L-3 Communications Services Group. He held a similar position with Titan Corporation before its acquisition by L-3. He worked for BTG, Inc. (acquired by Titan Corp.) as Vice President of federal sales.

Morgan spent 26 years in the Air Force, retiring in 1996 as a Colonel. He holds a Bachelor of Science from the Air Force Academy, a Master of Science in Human Resources Management from the University of Utah, and a Master of Arts in National Security and Strategic Studies from the Naval War College.

Robert Alpert


Robert Alpert is the co-founder and principal of 210 Capital, LLC. He is also, the CO-CEO and Chairman of the Board of P10 Holdings, Inc., Chairman of the Board of Crossroads Systems, Inc. and a director of Elah Holdings, Inc. Prior to founding 210 Capital, Robert was the founder and portfolio manager of Atlas Capital Management, LP, a long-short strategy investment adviser from October 1995 to September 2015. Robert was responsible for the investments and operations of Atlas.

Robert holds a BA from Princeton University (1987) and an MBA from Columbia University (1990). Robert is married with three children. Robert is an active member of Watermark Community Church. Robert and his wife founded a private foundation, Covenant Charities, Inc. Robert is currently on the Board of The Halftime Institute and Dallas Theological Seminary.

C. Clark Webb


Clark Webb is Founder and Managing Member of P10 Capital Management, LLC, Co-CEO of P10 Holdings, Inc, and Co-Founder and Principal of 210 Capital, LLC. Previously, Clark was Co-Portfolio Manager of the Lafayette Street Fund, a multi-billion dollar opportunistic equity strategy, and a Partner at Select Equity Group, L.P. Clark graduated from Princeton University and serves on the Board of Trustees of Christian Union, as well as on the Board of Directors of Crossroads Systems, Inc., P10 Holdings, Inc., and Elah Holdings, Inc.