In his role as President of Code On The Road LLC, Michael Schwartz is an independent consultant providing technical research and development services, with particular emphasis on large scale search, content extraction, and other back-end service infrastructure problems.

Schwartz brings a range of experience to the projects he works on, drawing from his backgrounds in academic and commercial research, commercial architecture and product development, and corporate executive roles.

Consulting projects have included work on search service design and implementation, network and data management architecture, caching and data replication, security, transport protocols, network instrumentation and measurement, and performance analysis.