About Us

Bob Eiland, President/Founder

Bob is founder of industry-acclaimed executive search firm EGS Elite, which for over 20 years has consistently delivered on mission-critical retainer-based searches for high tech companies. He has helped build executive teams, and brought in world-class senior technical talent, at Facebook, Microsoft, Lotus/IBM, BBN/GTE, Copyright Clearance Center, Frictionless/SAP, 3COM, Tektronix, Banyan, Bladelogic, Software.com and a host of other high tech companies, from early stage to large; and has proven influential in both recruitment and organizational strategies for many of his clients.

In his earlier career as a social worker and program director, Bob set up and directed an innovative community-based human services program for the Town of Weston, MA. Author of the career guidebook Rhyme and Reason, Bob has created and run hiring / job-search workshops that have proven popular at corporations as well as institutions including Harvard University. He volunteers time to a variety of charitable causes and community programs, and is the founder of the Gazebo Players, a theater group that has been performing annual Shakespeare in the Park productions for over 10 years. A published playwright, Bob's Bachelor's degree is in English from Tufts University.