In Chapter 5 of 16 in his 2011 Capture Your Flag interview with host Erik Michielsen, social media expert and Carrot Creative president Mike Germano shares how his team has learned to appreciate and work with lawyers. He notes how building a business progressively raises legal issues that determine the success or failure of the company. As a result, Germano and his team learn the value of investing in legal services. Germano is co-founder and president of DUMBO, Brooklyn based new media agency Carrot Creative. Before Carrot Creative, Germano ran for and was elected to public office in Connecticut. He is a graduate of Quinnipiac University.