Conor Sweeney is Principal and Chief of Staff to the Cofounder and CFO at Box, Inc. (BOX) where he oversees business operations, executive communications, and strategic program management across the Global Finance & Operations organization.

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In this episode, Conor shares one of the best overviews I’ve ever heard on what a Chief of Staff actually does. He also shares a bit of his story on how he ended up as a CoS, how he partners with c-suite assistants, and how assistants who aspire to be a CoS someday can prepare for the role.

For more resources on the Chief of Staff role, check out chiefofstaff.network.

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ABOUT CONOR

Conor Sweeney is Principal and Chief of Staff to the Cofounder and CFO at Box, Inc. (BOX) where he oversees business operations, executive communications, and strategic program management across the Global Finance & Operations organization.

Prior to Box, Conor served as Senior Manager, Executive Communications and Head of People Communications at Walmart eCommerce where he partnered with the Chief Financial Officer and Chief People Officer to develop corporate communications strategies across the HR, Finance, and Corporate Development organizations. Sweeney also served in a variety of business operations and change management roles at Hewlett Packard Enterprise.

He holds a B.S. in Business Administration with a concentration in Marketing and happily resides in the Greater Los Angeles area with his wife.

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