Vijay Eswaran: From Humble Beginnings to Successful Business Empire

Dr. Vijay Eswaran is the Executive Chairman of the QI Group of Companies and its Co-Founder. The QI group offices are sprinkled in Hong Kong, Singapore, Malaysia and the Philippines, with multiple subsidiaries. QI’s business interests are a diverse enterprise with expertise in the areas of property development, luxury, collectibles, telecommunications, lifestyle, leisure, training and conference management. The QI Groups’ e-commerce and direct sales cover the globe.

Vijay Eswaran was born in Penang on October 7, 1960. Eswaran’s mother was a teacher, and his father was employed by the Malaysian Ministry of Labour. In 1984 Eswaran obtained a socio-economic degree from the London School of Economics.

According to QBuzz, Vijay Eswaran’s first employment is incongruous with his remarkable career. He worked in construction in Belgium, drove a cab in London, and picked grapes in France.

However, he struck gold with his introduction to the binary system of marking and continued his education obtaining a CIMA (Chartered Institute of Management Accounts) in London and an MBA from the Southern Illinois University in 1986. Eswaran’s skills in multilevel marketing set the table for his future success, and he returned to Malaysia to further develop his multilevel marketing skills. Learn more about Vijay Eswaran: https://hk.linkedin.com/in/eswaranvijay

Eswaran’s success has achieved international notice as a motivational speaker. He has written six books. Two Minutes from The Abyss is his latest book which was published in 2016. Vijay Eswaran’s intellectual achievements have brought him recognition. He serves as the Chairman of the University Council of Quest International University Peak.

Eswaran has given back to society with his philanthropy. He established the Raise Yourself to Help Mankind Foundation (RYTHM); the QI Group promotes Corporate Social Responsibility (CRS) and a foundation that pays tribute to his father, the Vijayaratnam Foundation (VF). VF has its focus on education, community development, arts & culture, and the environment.

Society has bestowed upon Eswaran the honor of being awarded the Malaysian Business Awards (MBA) “CEO of the Year 2013,” and the lifetime achievement award in Regional Philanthropy at the 3rd World Chinese Economic Forum.

Success requires sustainable growth. Eswaran has found the formula for success and shared his knowledge with grace and fortitude.