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Los Gatos-Saratoga Joint Union High School DistrictCandidate for Board Member

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David Guidry

High Tech Consultant
10,650 votes (22.4%)Winning
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My Top 3 Priorities

  • Build financial strength in the face of rising pension costs
  • Improve communication with parents, students, community
  • Ensure student safety, high academic standards, and focus on social-emotional development of our students



Profession:High Tech Consultant / Community Volunteer
Director of Business Development, SD Association (2014–2017)
Director of Product Marketing, SanDisk Corporation (1999–2009)
Product Marketing Manager, Electroglas (Knights Technology) (1996–1999)
Senior Device Engineer, Altera Corporation (1991–1993)
Senior Failure Mode Analyst, Philips Nederlandse Bedrijven (1987–1990)


London Business School MBA, business (1995)
University of California, Berkeley BS, Chemical Engineering (1982)

Community Activities

President, Director, Saratoga High School Foundation (2014–current)
Promotion Chair, Recording Secretary, Category Manager, Saratoga Friends of the Libraries (2015–current)
Assistant Scoutmaster, Boy Scouts of America (2015–2018)
President, Communications Chair, Program Advisory Member, Saratoga Education Foundation (2010–2017)
Soccer Coach, AYSO (2006–2012)


Having lived in Silicon Valley for over 30 years, I choose this district to raise my children as it's one of the best in the country. My youngest is still at Saratoga High School and I am very actively involved, currently serving as President of the Saratoga High School Foundation and Parent Chaperone Lead for the Saratoga Marching Band.


My work background in high tech has spanned over 30 years, first as an engineer and then in Marketing. I have a BS in Chemical Engineering from UC Berkeley and an MBA from the London Business School. My strengths have been in solving technical problems, working with people to understand their needs, and creating, defining, and launching new ideas. This has led to great success both for the companies I worked at and for the people around me.


Political Beliefs

Political Philosophy


I believe that education is the key to being successful in life and I have always been a strong supporter of our schools. It would be a great honor to serve on the school board and will do so with a commitment to excellence and creating the best learning environment for our children.

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