In Chapter 15 of 16 in his 2011 Capture Your Flag interview with host Erik Michielsen, social media expert and Carrot Creative president Mike Germano reflects on a "Classroom Superhero" project his company developed for the National Education Association teachers union. The project resonates deeply with Germano's passion and respect for teachers and gives him a platform to contribute to education through new media. 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.