Vijay Eswaran is a famous Malaysian entrepreneur, philanthropist, speaker, and author. He spent his early life in Malaysia before moving to the United Kingdom to further his education. Vijay enrolled at the London School of Economics where he graduated in 1984 with a socioeconomic degree.
His efforts and ability to persevere were evidenced in the odd jobs that he undertook while still at the school. He was at one time a cab driver in London, a construction site’s worker in Belgium, and a grapevine worker in France. Read more: Executive Chairman of QI Group Vijay Eswaran Talks Business and Philanthropy and Dr. Vijay Eswaran – Co-Founder and Executive Chairman of the QI Group of Companies
Vijay Eswaran’s stay in the United Kingdom proved worthy in his career life as he came to know of binary system marketing while there. The realization of this kind of business prompted him to obtain CIMA qualification from the country. Vijay then relocated to the U.S. where he started working for Synaptics. He worked for the firm on a part time basis, dealing with multilevel marketing. He was attending the Southern Illinois University at that time.
Vijay graduated in 1986 with an MBA. While still working in the United States, Cosway Group was looking at starting a business in the Philippines. The firm contacted him for a job, which prompted him to look at multilevel marketing in a different angle.
The QI Group
Vijay Eswaran eventually returned to Asia to start his company in multilevel marketing. The year 1998 saw the birth of the QI Group. Despite starting small, Vijay nurtured his business, which eventually grew to a giant that it is today. The QI Group is an e-commerce venture that invests in several industries.
These investments include in telecommunications, wellness, travel, training, luxury products, and corporate investments. The business has also grown beyond borders to other countries, such as Hong Kong, Thailand, and Singapore. The QI Group also has its presence across the globe through its many subsidiaries.
Vijay Eswaran has a generous spirit. He always seeks to share his knowledge with other people. As a public speaker, he has addressed people at world-renowned forums like World Economic Forum. He has written several books that include In the Sphere of Silence and In the Thinking Zone. Vijay carries out his philanthropic missions through the RHYTHM Foundation and Vijayaratnam Foundation.