Vijay Eswaran is a Malaysian entrepreneur. He is currently the CEO of the QI Group. Vijay Eswaran attended the London School of Economics in 1984. He graduated with a socioeconomic degree. While he was in Europe, he did a series of odd jobs for a year. He worked on a construction site, picked grapes, and drove cabs.
He obtained a professional qualification from CIMA in the UK. He then received his MBA from the Southern Illinois University in 1986. When he returned to Malaysia, he was given a proposal by the Cosway Group to start it’s business for them. From that point, he started to focus more on multilevel marketing management more closely.
In 1998, he co-founded a company called the QI Group, a multilevel marketing company. It’s corporate office is located in Hong Kong. It is an e-commerce based group composed of many different businesses such as travel, media, and many more. They have regional offices in nearly to different countries including Hong Kong and Malaysia.
Eswaran is a proclaimed speaker. He has spoken at forums about management and business. One of them were called the “World Economic Forum.” He is also an author. He wrote his first book called Sphere of Silence. It was published in 2005. Read more: Five Minutes With Dr. Vijay Eswaran, Executive Chairman, QI Group
In his book he discussed his personal outlook on management and how he approaches everyday. In his second book, In the Thinking Zone, is a book of his thoughts on his life. He wrote a few more books as well. He also gives his time to charity. He has a organization called the Vijayaratnam Foundation, which was named after his father.
Vijay Eswaran is definitely a man of success. He was named as Malaysia’s 50 Richest at Number 25 by Forbes Asia.