Aziz Makhani

  • Certified Business Advisor, Technology

Aziz has been a certified business advisor with the Washington SBDC network since 2015. The founder of three successful startups, he joined the network with more than 35 years of experience in various high technology disciplines and companies. In addition to his SBDC certification, Aziz has earned a certificate in technology consulting from the Institute of Technology. In Aziz’s most recent venture, he gained invaluable experience leveraging social media to stimulate business growth. Aziz has an M.S. degree in electrical engineering and an MBA.

The Pullman area SBDC office serves a wide community spanning Whitman, Garfield, and Asotin counties in Washington. In the true spirit of collaboration, Aziz advocates peer-to-peer support. He brings his experience in product development, marketing and sales worldwide, quality assurance, and on and offshore production to help clients achieve their goals. Aziz has traveled extensively on business to Europe and Asia.

Aziz maintains close ties with faculty and staff at both Washington State University and the nearby University of Idaho and utilizes the resources of both universities to help clients find the information or resources they need. He regularly sponsors undergraduate projects on campus and teaches classes.