"David has an excellent reputation as a thought leader in the information governance sector worldwide, as well as a strong track record of articulating strategically important enterprise information governance solutions across a wide variety of industry sectors," said EncompaaS' Australia-based founder and CEO Jesse Todd.
"Couple this with his long-standing relationship with myself and a number of other EncompaaS staff, and it made perfect sense for David to come on board as part of our global growth plans."
Gould joins EncompaaS from Micro Focus, where he served as worldwide director of secure content management solutions.
He previously worked at HPE as worldwide director of information governance solutions, and at Everything Channel as engagement manager.
Gould's former roles also include co-founder and vice president at Alinion, vice president of marketing and strategic initiatives at Interpro, founder of FocusOne, co-founder and managing director of ChipShots, and vice president of corporate communications at Fujitsu America.
He holds a bachelor's degree in political science from the University of California Los Angeles.
"My goal at EncompaaS is to leverage my ability to create strong, binding customer relationships based on innovation, market commitment and expertise," said Gould.
"Now I have the opportunity to be on the inside and help lead a very dynamic team with a true passion for great customer outcomes."