Vijay Eswaran is the current Executive Chairman and co founder of QI group. The company is headquartered in Hong Kong. He is a Malaysian businessman and an author. He received his socio-economic degree in 1984 from the prestigious London School of Economics. After his graduation, he began work in Belgium and France where he did several odd jobs in different fields. Check out Vijay Eswaran on Facebook.
While in the UK, the binary system of marketing was introduced to him and the system drove him to enroll for CIMA with the view to obtaining management accounting professional qualification. He later studies for his Masters in Business Administration in 1986 from the South Illinois University. During this period, he was already working in the United States for Synaptics. Here he was involved with different multi level marketing on a part time basis. He returned to Malaysia in the 1990’s where he started working professionally as a multi level marketing after being approached by Cosway group to initialize its Philippines.
In 1998, Eswaran co founded QI Group, which is a multi level marketing company that uses the e-commerce platform. Today, the company has expanded greatly and is now a conglomerate that constitutes of businesses in telecommunications, media, and travel. It also deals in corporate investments, training, and luxury products. Currently, the company has offices in Thailand, Malaysia and Singapore. In addition, the entity has a footprint in over ten countries through several subsidiary companies.
Dr. Eswaran is not only known for his multi million ventures but is also a well known and respected motivational speaker. He has lectured around the globe on matters pertaining to spirituality and business. He has been able to speak in leading public and private universities and in business and management forums. The hardworking entrepreneur has delivered speeches at World Economic Forum events in addition to Common Wealth Business Forums.
Eswaran is a philanthropist. He established RYTHM Foundation, which is the corporate arm that carries the social responsibility activities for QI Group. He has also set up the Vijayaratnam Foundation in Malaysia. The foundation works with other NGOs in empowering the women, child mentoring, and youth development besides dealing with special education. He is a recipient of several awards like the 2011 Forbes Asia’s annual list of Philanthropy Heroes. He was also recently awarded the life time achievement award in Regional Philanthropy. This event took place at the 3rd World Chinese Economic Forum. The Asian Strategic Institute gave the award to Eswaran. The institute is an independent leading think tank in Malaysia.
He is also a bestselling author. He is the writer behind the highly successful and top selling book titled, In the Sphere of Silence. This is a book on life management that has been translated into different languages in various countries. He has also written other books that include Wings of Thought, 18 Stepping Stones and The Thinking Zone.