According to QBuzz, Vijay Eswaran was born on the 7th October 1960 in Penang. He went to the London school of economics where he graduated with a degree in socio economic in 1984. While in Europe, he got introduced to marketing that prompted his decision to acquire a professional course from CIMA in the UK and later an MBA from Southern Illinois University.
At that time, Vijay was involved in multi-level marketing in the US as a part time venture. He later worked for reputable brands like the IBM in top ranked positions across Europe, USA and Canada before he traced his route back to Malaysia in the early 90s when he turned to entrepreneurship.
In 1998 Vijay Eswaran and a team of like-minded partners founded the QI Group, a multilevel marketing company, with interests in direct selling and training. The company appreciates the whole idea of e-commerce and runs businesses across the telecommunication, wellness, media, travel just to name a few.
They have offices in Singapore, Hong Kong, Malaysia and Thailand and as well enjoys a presence in more than 20 countries thanks to the subsidiary companies under the brand’s umbrella.
More to business, Vijay is also a highly sought motivational speaker. He lectures across the globe on matters business and spirituality. This has made him speak to students in leading universities, as well as major business and corporate forums like the common wealth business forum at CHOGM.
Vijay Eswaran is also a renowned philanthropist with a soft heart for children, youth, and special groups. This made him launch the RYTHM Foundation a corporate social arm of the QI group that engages in several philanthropic activities around the universe. In honor of his late father, Vijay has also established Vijayaratnam foundation in his home country Malaysia.
The movement works with local charitable organizations and NGOs on several projects to mentor youths, women empowerment, and assists in educating the special groups.
Through his philanthropic activities, Vijay has received recognitions globally. Key among them is one from tank Asian that awarded him with a lifetime achievement accolade during the third world Chinese economic forum. GOPIO also conferred him with the international leader award in global businesses.
Vijay is among the best-selling authors with his book `in the sphere of silence` getting a big audience in most parts of the world. You can as well get his contributions in some newspaper columns both in Sri Lanka and Malaysia.
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