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.

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

As Vice President of Sales, 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.

Gary Mullen

Vice President of Marketing

Gary S. Mullen serves as the Vice President of Marketing at Globalscape. He is responsible for the strategic direction and execution of all global marketing programs for the organization.

Mullen is a veteran marketing professional with more than 20 years’ experience developing and driving global customer-focused marketing programs within the technology industry. Prior to his time at Globalscape, Mullen served as the Chief Sales and Marketing Officer at Vijilan Security where he helped launch the organization to the North American market and developed the sales and marketing strategy. In addition, Mullen has held a number of executive- or senior-level positions at Kaspersky Labs, IBM, Cybertrust, GE, and Siemens, among others.

Mullen graduated from Bob Jones University with a Bachelor of Science in Education, and Georgia State University with a Masters in Vocal Performance.

Jim Albrecht

Chief Financial Officer

Jim Albrecht joined Globalscape as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) in 2012. He is responsible for our finance, treasury, and accounting activities and their contribution to the company’s strategic growth plan. He oversees all external financial reporting to shareholders, the Securities and Exchange Commission, and other third-party constituents.

During his 40-year career, Albrecht has been an executive in software, high technology, and biotechnology companies. He was a member of the senior management team that completed a successful initial public offering for Introgen Therapeutics, Inc.

Prior to joining Globalscape, Albrecht was CEO/CFO of Express Digital Graphics, Inc., and spent the first eleven years of his career with Arthur Andersen LLP followed by several years with a personal computer company.

Albrecht, a Certified Public Accountant, is a part-time faculty lecturer at the McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas at Austin, where he received his Bachelor’s of Business Administration.

Andrea Farmer

Vice President of Human Resources

Andrea Farmer joined Globalscape in 2008 and serves as our Vice President of Human Resources. She is responsible for taking care of our most important resource, our people.

For more than 15 years, Farmer has managed human resources in a variety of industries and company sizes, advancing from Personnel Manager to Vice President of Human Resources. Under Farmer’s guidance, Globalscape continues to win awards for Top 50 Workplaces in San Antonio by the San Antonio Express-News, Best Places to Work by the San Antonio Business Journal, Top 100 Workplaces in Texas by the Texas Monthly and on a national level 100 Best Places to Work in IT by Computerworld.

Farmer graduated from Minot State in North Dakota with BS in Business Management and MBA degree in Business from Southern Nazarene in Oklahoma.

She is a member of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) and a board member for the San Antonio Human Resources Management Association (SAHRMA).

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.