Azimuth Consulting was founded in 1998 by Alison Polkinhorne.


Polkinhorne has over 25 years of experience in establishing Product Release and Test architectures, and in managing large-scale product releases for software development companies. She worked for Sun Microsystems in its infancy, and has held Directorships for several Silicon Valley start-ups, including NVidia Corporation, Ipsilon Networks (now Nokia), and Mechanical Electric, Inc. She holds an M.A. from Stanford University.


Azimuth projects completed to date include a Beta Test for EPRI of a power plant management tool, end-user documentation for Vitria and Siara/Redback, and multiple client websites.