Portrait of Laura Walker

Laura Walker

Software Development Engineer II

About

Laura Walker is a Software Development Engineer in the Azure Sphere team, based in Microsoft Research Cambridge. She joined Microsoft in 2015, as a member of the Sensors and Devices Group, where she worked on the Brixton project. She previously worked in a financial services software company, and graduated from Cambridge University with a degree in Computer Science in 2010.

Laura has experience working with a wide variety of languages, platforms and technologies, and has worked on everything from front-end user-facing UIs and tooling, through to C APIs and kernel drivers. She thrives on challenge and is passionate about learning new things.

Laura is co-chair of Microsoft Research Cambridge’s local Diversity and Inclusion committee. In her personal time, she is a keen gamer.