Born in Samsun in 1952, Atilla Kayalıoğlu graduated from Boğaziçi University Department of Mechanical Engineering in 1974, and then completed his master's degree in Syracuse University Department of Industrial Engineering. He worked in various positions at IBM Turk between 1980 and 1999 and joined Index AŞ in 1999 after working as Global Services Manager. Kayalıoğlu is a Member of the Board of Directors of Index AŞ, Vice Chairman of Neteks AŞ, Board of Directors of Datagate AŞ, İnfin AŞ and Teklos AŞ. After serving as the General Manager of Index AŞ, since September 5, 2017 Atilla Kayalıoğlu has been the Vice Chief Executive Officer of Index Grup Companies. Atilla Kayalıoğlu also continues to serve as a Member of the Board of Directors of TUBISAD Informatics Industry Association. Atilla Kayalıoğlu is married, has two children and speaks English.