Ornella Altunyan

AI / ML / Students



Ornella Altunyan is a Cloud Advocate for Microsoft based in San Francisco, California. She’s worked on multiple technologies during her time at Microsoft, including Mixed Reality and Visual Studio Code. She holds a BA in Computer Science and Digital Media Studies from Pomona College.

Ornella is passionate about using technology and design thinking for social good, as well as making computer science education accessible to all communities. She mentors first-generation and low-income college students who want to pursue computer science careers.


  • Mixed Reality
  • Developer Tools
  • Python