Accelerate your career as a Chief of Staff

The Chief of Staff Network combines transformational learning experiences, practical resources, and a powerful community of operators harnessing the skills to excel in this position.

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Succeed as a Chief of Staff

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Private Community

Our members come from the fastest growing and most successful startups and enterprises around the world. We create a trusted space for Chiefs of Staff to share experiences and solve challenges together.
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Intimate Networking

CoS Pods are member-led peer-to-peer work sessions designed to help develop key traits like collaboration, teamwork, communication, and emotional intelligence essential to effective leadership.
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Live Development Tracks

CoS Development tracks are live cohort-based transformational learning experiences aimed at developing the key skills necessary to to master this role.
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Tailored Programming

The Chief of Staff role is always evolving. Regular roundtable discussions, workshops, and events create unlimited opportunities to connect and learn.
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Mentorship & Coaching

We understand the challenges of navigating the Chief of Staff role. Access a network of advisors and professional coaches with previous experience in Chief of Staff roles.
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Resource Library

Leverage a growing Knowledge Hub of CoS playbooks and curated content geared towards every situation a Chief of Staff may encounter.

“The Chief of Staff Network has allowed me to build meaningful relationships with industry professionals, as well as learn from other Chiefs of Staff in a safe and productive space.”

Conor Swenney
Chief of Staff at Box
Accomplished Members

Join a community of world-class operators

Find a peer group excited to engage, discuss, and learn from one another.

Nkem Oghedo

Chief of Staff to the CEO at Care/of

carla zerriny

Chief of Staff at Jopwell

Yasir Motiwala

Chief of Staff, EMEA Sales at Twilio Inc.

David Burt

Chief of Staff at Atlantic Media

Elizabeth Walchuk-Spring

Chief of Staff to EVP & GM, Salesforce Digital at Salesforce

Megan Wheeler

Chief of Staff at Moves Financial

Mike Maseda

Chief of Staff at Prompt

Steph Shaw

Chief of Staff at Agio

Michelle Cahn

Chief of Staff at RapidSOS

Stephen Olmstead

Chief of Staff, Office of the CEO at InVision App
Chief of staff foundations

Development Track

Development Tracks are live cohort-based transformational learning experiences designed and guided by former Chiefs of Staff. Chief of Staff Foundations provides a comprehensive overview of the frameworks and tools every Chief of Staff needs to accelerate their teams and careers.

week 1

Understanding and Communicating your Purpose
Building a strong trusted relationship with your principal is the foundation of a successful Chief of Staff career. Unlock actionable strategies to strengthen your relationship and better define a constantly evolving role.

week 2

Building your credibility
Once you build a strong foundation with your Principal, you need to integrate yourself successfully within the executive team. Discover opportunities to get early wins and begin the important cross-functional work that makes this role so unique.

Week 3

Learning how to operate
Succeeding as a Chief of Staff requires a strong awareness of what’s going on across the organization and an understanding of where your skills and time are best leveraged. Learn new mental models and frameworks to help you build your CoS portfolio.

Week 4

Getting to steady state
Ambiguity in your current performance and future career path can kill productivity and morale. Hear from experts how to measure performance and how to successfully level up in the role or successfully navigate to a new position.

Chief of Staff Foundations launches March 22.
Tracks are available only for members.
Apply by March 15 to join.


The Chief of Staff Network has been a blessing as I ventured into a unique position that was new - not only for myself but also for SumUp. Having access to this community makes my life easier as we’re all facing similar challenges and can freely exchange on ideas and solutions.

Jacques Hoerter
Chief of Staff at SumUp

I recently joined the Chief of Staff Network and have already made some amazing connections. When you're a chief of staff, you're often the only person in the company with that job title -- the COS Network has people in your shoes, and it's a great place for advice, brainstorming, and community. Highly recommend!

David Burt
Chief Of Staff at Atlantic Media

This group is invaluable for anyone that wants to succeed at a scaling start-up in a Chief of Staff role. No matter what challenge is thrown at you in the role (and you will see it all), someone in the group has been through it and can provide great insight into how they tackled the issue.

Mike Maseda
Chief of Staff at Prompt

This community has been a wonderful benefit to me personally as I've continued to grow in the role and coached others.

Stephen Olmstead
VP, Chief of Staff at InVision

The CoS Network brings a group of solution oriented minds together into an environment set up for collaboration and sharing of best practices. The role can be ambiguous and challenging- participating in this community of support means being able to share what you know and accelerate your impact as you lean on others’ learnings. The experience has been an invaluable investment in my career.

Mary Kate Sinha
Chief of Staff at Plastiq

The Chief of Staff Network is the preeminent one-stop shop for impactful Chief of Staff resources, relationship building, and knowledge sharing. The talented members of this community provide invaluable job insights to one another, forging career-changing connections for years to come.

Tyler Young
Chief of Staff to the CFO, Braze

The Chief of Staff Network has allowed me to build meaningful relationships with industry professionals, as well as learn from other Chiefs of Staff in a safe and productive space.

Conor Sweeney
Chief of Staff, Box

The Chief of Staff Network has been an invaluable resource since the day I started the role. Through monthly sessions discussing CoS related topics, or just having a support group with shared experience, the community has been one of the centerpieces of my tenure as a Chief of Staff.

Leland Chamlin
Chief of Staff, Bowery Farming

Our Community Advisors

Al-Husein Madhany

Chief of Staff & Head of People Operations at


Chief of Staff at Facebook Chief of Staff at PayPal

Tani Brown

Head of Community at Jopwell


Chief of Staff at Jopwell

Kyle Estes

Chief of Staff to CTO at Flatiron Health


Chief of Staff to CTO at Flatiron Health

Lindsay Schweigler

Head of Design Operations, Services | Product & Design at Apple


CoS to VP of Design at Dropbox, CoS to the VP of Design at Uber

Graham Neray

Chief of Staff at MongoDB


Chief of Staff at MongoDB

Kate Wahl

Chief Operating Officer at BLACE LLC


Chief of Staff at theSkimm

Dhyan Valle

Senior Manager, Talent Development at MightyHive


Chief of Staff at MightyHive

Maggie Hsu

Global Business Development - Amazon Managed Blockchain at Amazon Web Services


Chief of Staff at Zappos

Ready to Apply?

We are an invite only community welcoming new members who meet the following criteria.

You are currently a Chief of Staff*
You work in the private sector (non-government)
You’re ready to actively participate in the community
*Your job title should include Chief of Staff in your public profile.
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