Maria Johnsen holds a degree in political economy, Beauty Arts from Sorbonne University in Paris, BA in Information technology BA in informatics and a Master of Science degree in Computer Engineering from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology. Her professional background and education is diverse and includes skills in areas such as sales, multilingual digital marketing, content writing, business intelligence, software design and development. In addition, she possesses the experience and education in the management of complex Information Systems.
Maria knows eighteen languages and possesses experience in language instruction, tutoring, and translation. She has also developed a unique teaching method for fast learning "Implications for Upgrading Accelerated Learning Practices In Educational Systems" This method is applied in China and Norway.
Starting in 2008, she began offering search engine optimization services. Her company Golden Way Media expanded internationally in 2009 carrying out various projects in Europe, North America and Asia. Maria published 17 fiction and nonfiction books.
In 2016 she was ranked #6 digital marketing influencer in the world by Onalytica company who runs Influencer Relationship Management (IRM) solution in the UK and U.S.A.
In 2017 she started her filmmaking journey as a producer and screenwriter. In 2018 she founded Golden Way Media film production in London, UK.