Having graduated from TED Ankara College, Maro holds a B.S. degree from Middle East Technical University and an M.S. degree from University of Toronto. She worked as a Software Engineer in the innovative software company Informart/Canada between 1981-86, then as a Systems Engineer for 2,5 years in the IT company of Yapi Kredi Bank, and then as the manager of Technical Support and Director of Strategic Research and Planning of the IT company of Akbank for 11 years. She joined Finansbank as the Executive Vice President and CIO and led the technical transformation initiative of the Bank between 1999 – 2010. During this period, a total overhaul of the technology and processes of the Bank and its subsidiaries worldwide have been successfully completed. Meanwhile she also founded the IT company of Finansbank (IBTech) and managed its best-of-breed production and operations. On December 2010, she founded her own IT company and is now working as the Managing Partner and Consultant.