Ben Jackson, whose résumé contains work at Vice Media and The  New York Occasions, is launching a startup advisory agency referred to as For The Win.

Jackson was most just lately Vice’s director of cell apps, the place he stated he created the cell apps workforce and constructed 9 apps, in addition to the corporate’s first unified content material API. He’s additionally labored on the iOS lead at Longform and as a cell software program engineer at The Occasions — he even wrote for TechCrunch Editor in Chief Matthew Panzarino, again when Matthew was at The Next Web.

Jackson stated For The Win will work with startups in a wide range of capacities — that features advising them on design and know-how, however additionally offering government teaching and serving to on the operations aspect. For instance, certainly one of his shoppers is advertising and marketing company Spherical, the place he stated one of many key insights was “the necessity to construct a stronger relationship between the ops-focused Managing Director and the CEO, who spends extra time on strategic imaginative and prescient.”

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He’s additionally working with the Swing Left, the place he’s serving to the nonprofit (which is concentrated on defeating Republicans within the Home of Representatives) rethink how groups are collaborating.

“At VICE, Longform, and The New York Occasions, I used to be capable of affect the lives of hundreds of thousands of individuals by serving to to form how they bought their information as a developer and engineering chief,” Jackson instructed me by way of electronic mail. “I’d prefer to have an excellent larger affect on an excellent bigger variety of folks. Advising executives on technique and making groups simpler is a pure subsequent step.”