Just a quick hat tip and a bet repayment (I’m a man of my word) to my Chicago-based friend, and Patriot fan, Mike Maddaloni. I’m posting this blog in part because Mike (@thehotiron) and I had a small, friendly wager on the Pats/Broncos game but it’s also a great excuse to give a little blog luv to a friend and a good guy who’s been hard at it for a few years now. Mike and I are friends thanks to meeting up at a Nokia-hosted event in 2008 in Helsinki, Finland and have remained in touch ever since – I’ve even tipped a beer with Mike at a local pub in his neighborhood in the heart of Chicago. Mike is a blogger, to support his passion of helping businesses and he’s a master of engagement and a huge fan of technology. Oh, and he’s also a huge Patriots fan, although I elect to remain his friend anyway! So, congrats to Mike on 5 years (see this recent blog post on The HotIron blog) and good luck to your Pats against the Ravens cuz I’d like nothing more than to see the 49ers beat up on your Pats in a couple of weeks!!
About: The Hot Iron strives to present unique content and perspective on business, technology and other topics by Mike Maddaloni, founder and president of Dunkirk Systems, LLC, an Internet consulting firm based in Chicago.
Good luck to The Broncos in 2012/13