Jana Rich

CEO-Founder
Rich Talent Group

For over two decades, Jana has partnered with leaders at all stages of growth from early stage to Fortune 500 companies to help them bring together teams of proven leaders and diverse thinkers who can take their companies to the next level. The companies she has worked with— including Airbnb, Twitter, Pinterest, Yahoo!, Netflix, eBay, Google, Uber, and Lucasfilm—have become essential parts of how people live. Additionally, Jana has well-established relationships with many leading venture capital and private equity firms that include Andreessen Horowitz, Accel Partners, Kleiner Perkins Caufield and Byers, and Comcast Ventures.

Jana serves on the Forbes Executive Women’s Board and is a director of the Stanford Business School Women’s Initiative Network. She also serves on the board of BringChange2Mind, a non-profit organization founded by the actress Glenn Close. Jana has been honored by the San Francisco Business Times as one of the Most Influential Women in Bay Area Business. Before founding Rich Talent Group, Jana spent over 18 years at two of the world’s largest executive search and assessment firms.

Most recently, she led the Global Consumer Digital and Media and the Digital Transformation practices as well as led the Consumer Sector for North America at Russell Reynolds Associates. She received a BA in psychology from Vassar College and an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.