Eric Obeng

Eric Obeng

Recruiting, Diversity & Inclusion


San Francisco


Eric Obeng is a recruiting professional based in San Francisco. He currently works on the recruiting team at Gusto, a payroll, benefits and HR solution for small and medium businesses, where he focuses on hiring for the Product, Engineering, and People teams. In addition to full-cycle recruiting, Eric leads Gusto’s diversity and inclusion efforts and the establishment of formal diversity and inclusion goals, utilizing external partnerships, internal programs, and a tactical, data-informed approach to recruiting. He also leads Gusto’s University Program to recruit the next generation of “Gusties” for all technical and business teams. He is an avid marathon runner, embraces a vegan lifestyle, and is passionate about diverse groups achieving representation in all levels of society. Eric was born in Ghana and immigrated to Virginia with his family at the age of four. He earned a degree in psychology from Cornell University’s School of Arts and Sciences.