Vijay Eswaran is a Malaysian businessman born in 1960. He is the Executive Chairman of the QI Group of Companies. Vijay Eswaran holds a degree of socio-economics from the London School of Economics, a professional qualification from CIMA and a master’s degree from the Southern Illinois University.
After his undergraduate degree, he did several menial jobs including construction, cab driver, and plucking grapes. While he was in the UK, he was introduced to the binary marketing system.
According to QBuzz, in 1986 Vijay Eswaran was into multilevel marketing on the side as he worked for Synoptics in the U.S.A. On his return to Malaysia, he was approached by Cosway Group to kick off their business in the Philippines. It is then that he began to look at multilevel marketing (MLM) seriously. It was in 1998 that the QI Group of Companies was born as an MLM company.
QI Group is a multinational group of companies with offices located in the Philippines, Hong Kong, Malaysia, and Singapore. It also has other auxiliary companies in nearly thirty countries located all around the world. Its operations are in investments such as collectibles and luxury, leisure and lifestyle, property development, telecommunications, online retail, direct sales and training and conference management.
The group is constantly growing and changing as it has invested in the hospitality industry in South Africa, Turkey, Thailand and other countries by opening spas, boutiques, hotels, and resorts.
Not long ago it also ventured into the education sector by opening a university in Malaysia. The QI Group is also a member of the World Economic Forum and the Commonwealth Business Council. Learn more about Vijay Eswaran: https://hk.linkedin.com/in/eswaranvijay
The QI Group currently has an employee base of over 500 people, but it is not Vijay Eswaran’s only venture. Vijay Eswaran has also spoken at many conferences on matters of spirituality, business, and management. He is also a best-selling author whose first book released in 2005, was called In the Sphere of Silence. Since then he has published three more books including his most recent work Two Minutes From The Abyss.
Dr. Vijay Eswaran also founded the RHYTHM Foundation and the Vijayarathnam Foundations which are charitable organizations that deal with community development.
He had received awards and recognition for his philanthropic work such as in 2011 when he was in Forbes Philanthropy list. In 2012 he got the New Global India award for business excellence and philanthropy.