Focus on safety and security at events never higher, expert says As AEG’s senior vice president and chief security officer, Matt Bettenhausen has overall responsibility for security, safety and preparedness for AEG’s domestic and global operations and facilities. Bettenhausen’s resume makes clear why he’s the ideal man for the job: Before joining AEG, Bettenhausen led California’s homeland security and emergency management operations. He has held senior leadership positions with many national and state organizations, was a board member of the Western Institute for Food Safety and Security, and served on the external advisory board to Sandia National Laboratories. VenuesNow caught up with Bettenhausen in light of the recent announcement that he was headed to the U.K. to open the third Event Safety and Security Summit (E3S) Oct. 8 at the Congress Centre in Central London. How would you sum up the state of mind event promoters and venue operators around the… Continue Reading AEG’s Bettenhausen to Speak at E3S

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