…or chief of stuff.

someone to come in and fix things

Creating new names is something startups and innovators do often.

Chief of staff is:

  • the only role other than the COO that’s really cross-functional
  • an enabler for the CEO
  • “helicoptering” into whatever needs to be done and helping to solve problems  —that don’t necessarily need the CEO’s attention

Origen: Chief of staff: the ‘must-have hire’ for startup CEOs? | Sifted

It can be anything from a premium assistant to a centimeter away from being the COO —and everything in between