Dan Donovan, Founder + Managing Partner at Stratoscope, has nearly three decades of experience in event security planning, crowd management, security systems design, operational readiness, crisis management and emergency operations. He’s often on the road from one high-profile event to another but always finds time to have dinner and drinks with industry leaders in sports and entertainment security. In this episode, Dan sits down at Eddie V’s in El Segundo, CA, with the Exec. VP & General Manager of the San Francisco 49ers, Jim Mercurio. Over wine and calamari, they talk about it all, from the design of Levi’s Stadium to current industry staffing issues. The pair also takes a moment to discuss Jim’s 15 seconds of fame as the man who stopped Kevin Hart from stepping on stage after the Eagles’ victory at Super Bowl 52.