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.