Meet Vijay Eswaran, the Entrepreneur, Philanthropist, and Author

Vijay Eswaran is currently the executive chairman and co-founder of QI Group of Companies. He has acquired entrepreneurial skills while in practice. Eswaran is familiar with e-commerce concepts, training, real estate management, luxury and collectibles, logistics, telecommunications, leisure and lifestyle, and logistics.

Early Life

The Malaysian entrepreneur attended renowned universities in the United States and the United Kingdom. He was born in 1960 to Vijayaratnam Saravanamuthu and Pushpavathy Chinnaiah. Vijayaratnam worked in the Ministry of Labor and had the family living in various parts of Malaysia during Eswaran childhood.

Vijay Eswaran joined London School of Economics and graduated with a socio-economics degree in 1984. He stayed in the UK for a year and worked in France and Belgium. It is during his stay in the UK that he learned about binary system marketing. He acquired professional certification from CIMA and an MBA from the Southern Illinois University. At this time, he worked at Synaptics, United States, and was carrying out multilevel marketing (MLM) as a part-time job.

Vijay Eswaran worked as an information systems engineer for numerous companies in South-East Asia and North America. Cosway Group approached him after he returned to Malaysia to set up an MLM business, QI Group. It is at this point that he started to take multilevel marketing seriously.

QI Group

In 1998, he co-founded QI Group, an MLM company. The e-commerce based entity deals with businesses like media, traveling, telecommunications, wellness, corporate investments, and training. It has regional offices in Thailand, Singapore, Hong Kong, and Malaysia. QI Group is present in around ten countries through subsidiary outlets like the Green Venture Capital.

Other Roles

Vijay Eswaran has spoken at business and management seminars such as the sixth Pravasi Bharatiya Divas, India. He is also a respectable author and published his first book, In the Sphere of Silence, in 2005. Eswaran has put up charity organizations like the Vijayaratnam Foundation to help local projects.

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