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 teams, as well as the engineering, quality assurance, product management and strategy teams. In that role, 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 his role as COO, Goulet served as the Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Globalscape.
Prior to joining Globalscape, Goulet served as the Vice President of Small and Medium-sized Enterprise (SME) Sales and Operations for Kaspersky Lab where he was responsible for setting the strategy for Kaspersky’s go-to-market SME initiatives. During his tenure at Kaspersky, Goulet built Kaspersky Lab’s North America SME sales organization from the ground up. He also led the Americas Sales Operations team. Prior to joining Kaspersky Lab, Goulet helped create and manage the audio/video division at Avnet Technology, a global technology distributor representing more than $8 billion in global sales annually.
Goulet graduated from Boston College, Carroll School of Management with a Bachelor's of Science degree in Marketing.
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 38-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. in 2000. He was CFO of that NASDAQ-traded company for eight years after its IPO, during which time he managed several follow-on securities offerings as well as the financial aspects of product development relationships with multi-national corporations and world-renowned medical institutions involving research and development funding in excess of $100 million.
Most recently, Albrecht was CEO/CFO of Express Digital Graphics, Inc., a software-as-a-service company for professional photographers under the Photoreflect.com brand. He completed a product line spin-off to streamline its operations, followed by its successful sale to a larger company in the industry. He spent the first eleven years of his career with Arthur Andersen LLP followed by several years with a personal computer manufacturer in the early stages of that industry.
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 of Business Administration degree in 1975.
Daniel Burke – Vice President of Worldwide Sales
Daniel Burke is the Vice President of Worldwide Sales at Globalscape. As the VP of Worldwide Sales, he is responsible for managing the organization’s enterprise sales, mid-market sales, channel sales, international sales and business development teams.
Burke has been with Globalscape since 2013, where prior to his new role, he previously served as an Enterprise Sales Manager. Burke has more than 20 years in the technology industry, and has held a number of sales and marketing leadership positions including previously serving as Vice President of North America Enterprise Sales at Kaspersky Lab, Northeast Regional Director at Trend Micro and Director of Marketing at LogiKeep. While Vice President of North America Enterprise Sales at Kaspersky Lab, Burke was responsible for the enterprise sales go-to-market strategy and breaking into new verticals including financial services and healthcare.
Burke graduated from the University of Minnesota – Twin Cities with a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism.
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. Farmer manages her own team of human resources professionals and works closely with the Board of Directors and Executive Leadership in the areas of employee relations, organizational development, succession planning, welfare and business insurance, compensation plans, compliance regulations, and organizational needs assessments. 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, and is a member of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM).
Greg Hoffer - Vice President of Engineering
Greg Hoffer serves as the Vice President of Engineering at Globalscape. He is responsible for leading the product development teams who are responsible for the design and engineering of all of Globalscape products.
Prior to his role as the Vice President of Engineering, Hoffer was the Senior Director of Engineering where he led the architecture, development, and delivery to market of the Enhanced File Transfer suite of products. Hoffer has also held a variety of roles at Globalscape over his 12 years of service, where he led teams in the creation of award-winning products such as the Enhanced File Transfer suite and Secure FTP Server, established ground-breaking technology partnerships which helped accomplish Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS) and developed features and modules such as the DMZ Gateway, Auditing and Reporting, OpenPGP, Ad-Hoc Large File Transfer, Advanced Workflow Engine, Workspaces and the Web Transfer Client.
Hoffer graduated from the University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) with a Master’s degree in Computer Science and from Trinity University with a Bachelor’s degree in computer science and engineering. He is currently working on a Ph.D. in computer science from UTSA.
Peter Merkulov – Vice President of Product Strategy and Technology Alliances
Peter Merkulov serves as Vice President of Product Strategy and Technology Alliances at Globalscape. He is responsible for leading and overseeing the product strategy, product management, product marketing, and technology alliances teams.
Merkulov brings over 14 years of experience in the IT security industry, specifically in product strategy and management to Globalscape. He is a seasoned international leader with over a decade of experience in building and leading international teams as well as developing and executing global product strategies.
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. Under his leadership in this role, he substantially expanded Kaspersky Lab’s B2B product line as they became one of the leaders in the Endpoint Protection market as recognized by Gartner. Merkulov also spent a number of years as the Vice President of Technology Alliances at Kaspersky Lab where he led the global alliances strategy and technology partner programs.
Merkulov is a graduate of Moscow State Institute of International Relations and is fluent in English, Russian and Swedish.
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 positons 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.
Adam Snider – Vice President of Operations
Adam Snider is the Vice President of Operations at Globalscape. As the VP of Operations, he is responsible for overseeing the organization’s client support services, IT and sales operations teams.
Snider has been with Globalscape since 2008, where he has also served as the Vice President of Sales and Sales Operations, responsible for the organization’s worldwide go-to-market strategy for all sales and sales operations related functions. He also previously served as the Director of Information Systems. Prior to his time at Globalscape, Snider was a Managing Partner at Opus Magnum Software, a software company specializing in accounting software for the construction industry. Snider previously designed RF circuits and antenna systems for government agencies while at Raytheon Space and Airborne Systems in Dallas, Texas.
Snider graduated magna cum laude from Texas A&M University with a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering.
Board of Directors
Thomas W. Brown - Chairman of the Board and Director
Mr. 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 M.B.A. 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. Mr. 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 - Director
Mr. 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. Mr. 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 - Director
Dr. 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 - Director
Mr. 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 where he was responsible for marketing computer security products.
Mr. Morgan spent 26 years in the Air Force, retiring in 1996 as a Colonel. He holds a B.S. from the Air Force Academy, a M.S. in Human Resources Management from the University of Utah, and a M.A. in National Security and Strategic Studies from the Naval War College.