In Chapter 17 of 19 in his 2012 Capture Your Flag interview, social media ad agency CEO Mike Germano answers "How Did You Go About the Decision to Expand Your Business Internationally?" Germano walks through the process he and his team took to bring his social media agency into the Middle East, specifically the United Arab Emirates (UAE). With an office in Dubai and a satellite office in Abu Dhabi, Germano believes he can tap into new talent and business opportunities not currently being met by services elsewhere. Mike Germano is co-founder and CEO of DUMBO, Brooklyn based social media advertising agency Carrot Creative. Previously, Germano ran for and was elected to public office in Connecticut. He is a graduate of Quinnipiac University.