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