Marina holds a Bachelors and Masters Degree in Computer Science from NYU. She has consulted and coded for several published mobile apps, and has developed her own algorithmic art app. Prior to relocating to Florida, Marina was a Vice President with Merrill Lynch/Bank of America in New York City and spent over a decade developing financial software for various Wall Street institutions. In addition to volunteering with CodeArt and Girls Who Code, Marina founded the company HackedArt. Marina currently lives in South Beach with her husband and two young children.