After receiving her undergraduate degree from the Ege University Department of Chemistry, Meltem Bakiler Şahin completed her graduate degree in Business Administration at Bilkent University. She assumed various local and global positions at Sony Ericsson and Procter & Gamble before taking up several duties in marketing and customer experience at Turkcell for a decade. Meltem then worked as General Manager and Board Member at Millenicom –an EWE Turkey Group company-- and led the company's transition into a growth-based company as a part of these duties.
Since August 2017, she has been leading the Corporate Marketing and Corporate Sales teams as Vodafone Turkey Enterprise Business Unit Director, and she has been one of the two woman directors in Vodafone Turkey's Executive Committee. Şahin is also a Board Member at the Women in Technology Association and Turkey Vodafone Foundation Vice Chairperson. She married with two children.