Dr. Vijay Eswaran is a Malaysian businessman born on the 7th of October 1960. He is the co-founder of the QI Group, which has its headquarters in Hong Kong. The QI Group has other offices in Malaysia, Singapore, and Thailand. Vijay currently serves as the Executive Chairman of the QI Group of Companies.
Vijay Eswaran went to leading universities in the UK and USA. In the UK, he went to the London School of Economics where he graduated with a degree in social-economic. After graduation, Vijay Eswaran did not return to Asia. He decided to stay in Europe where he did several odd jobs such as driving a cab in London and plucking grapes in France. As a taxi driver in the UK, Dr. Eswaran was introduced to binary system marketing. In 1986, Vijay Eswaran completed his MBA from the Southern Illinois University. After graduation, he got a part-time job that involved multilevel marketing. It was not until he returned to Malaysia that he started looking at MLM more seriously. In 1998, Vijay Eswaran led a group of ambitiously minded individuals to establish a direct selling and training firm that has recently grown into a multi-billion business empire.
Vijay Eswaran is highly respected as a motivational speaker. Vijay Eswaran also lectures business units in a variety of universities. He also features in business and leadership forums such as the Commonwealth Business Forums and the World Economic Forum. Vijay Eswaran is also a writer where he established his first book In the Sphere of Silence in 2005. The book talks about Dr. Eswaran personal life management philosophy. It also explains how Vijay Eswaran starts each and every day with an hour of silence. Other books that Vijay Eswaran has published include In the Thinking Zone released in 2008, 18 Stepping Stones published 2010 and On the Wings of Thought released in 2011.
Vijay Eswaran established the Vijayaratnam Foundation and the RF’s local chapter in honor of his father that work with charitable organization and local Non-Governmental Organization in a number of projects. The projects entail youth development, child mentoring, special education and women empowerment.
Dr. Eswaran efforts have earned him a number of awards such as the lifetime achievement award and the award on the International Leader in Global Business Strategies.