Experience and results


With over 25 years of success in executive search, Bob Eiland has added significant business value for high technology clients ranging from Microsoft, Facebook, iRobot, and Copyright Clearance center, through ground-floor start-ups.

Bob Eiland

Bob Eiland is the 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.

Proven track record


Offering one of the most successful track records in the industry, candidates are offered the job in over 90% of retainer searches – and the employees we place remain for long tenures and produce outstanding results.

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