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Jana Rich, a well-known tech recruiter at Russell Reynolds, is leaving the firm after 12 years as a partner to start her own outfit called the Rich Talent Group. Rich, who will co-locate her business in the same San Francisco-area offices as marketing and communications strategy exec Allison Johnson, will be focusing on recruiting for early-stage and high-growth companies in the tech sector. That is different from┬áher work at Russell Reynolds, which was aimed at large companies. Rich’s initial client list includes Airbnb, Comcast Ventures and Twitter.