I am a French IT Project Manager with a business background.
I am currently working in Luxembourg and leading remotely an IT team located in Russia.
We have started our Magento store about 1 year ago. I hope I will learn a lot thanks to the community :-)
Welcome to the community forums.
The best way (well, I guess is the best way) to start learning is to ask and try to help into the forums.
As you can imagine there are a lot of information information on StackExchange too.
And finally, of course, you'll need to get your hands dirty with the platform.