Primary Role
Sr. Vice-President, Engineering at Wikia
Stanford University

Person Details


Mike Schwartz is Wikia’s Senior Vice President of Engineering and Operations. Mike’s technical leadership has enabled the site’s dramatic growth by improving the site’s performance and functionality – providing Wikia users with a unique collaborative web experience.

Mike has more than 25 years of experience with Silicon Valley start-ups in technical and leadership roles. He has worked on several large-scale web sites, including Infoseek, TypePad and BigTent, and he’s led large-scale automation and infrastructure projects at Opsware, Elemental Security, MokaFive and other companies. Mike was also part of the development teams at web innovators Metaphor, GO and Sun.

Experience (11)

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    Sr. Vice-President, Engineering
    Apr, 2010
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    BigTent Design

    Vice-President, Engineering and Operations
    2008 - Jan, 2009
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    Vice-President, Engineering
    2007 - Jan, 2008
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    Six Apart

    Vice-President, Engineering and Operations
    2005 - Jan, 2007
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    Elemental Cyber Security

    Vice-President, Engineering
    2004 - Jan, 2005
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    Director, Engineering
    2000 - Jan, 2003
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    Vice-President, Engineering
    1999 - Jan, 2000
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    Director, Engineering
    1995 - Jan, 1999

Education (2)