David Gu

2018, Engineering

School & Degree:

University of Waterloo, Engineering

High School/Cegep:

TMS School

City & Province:

Richmond Hill, Ontario

Nominated by:

Josephine Parody

What undergraduate program are you enrolled?


Software Engineering


What is your favourite inspirational quote?


“The secret of getting ahead is getting started.” – Mark Twain


What is a little known fact about you?


I taught myself to ski at 5 years old, through trial and error. Since then, skiing has become my favorite sport.


Why do you make a great Schulich Leader?


I make a great Schulich Leader because I am passionate about innovation, and strive to use technology to improve people’s lives. I have been creating solutions and sharing knowledge both in my community and beyond. I’m greatly honored to be a Schulich leader, and endeavor to inspire the passion for creativity and innovation in others.