Vijay Eswaran is a 56 year old Malaysian business man and the Executive chairman of QI Group. He has a socio-economic degree but he did several odd jobs including construction, plucking grapes and driving cabs in London before getting involved in the multi-level marketing (MLM) as a part-time job. The London School of Economics graduate returned to Asia in and co-founded a multilevel marketing company.
The company is known as QI Group. Eswaran is an author having written, ‘In the sphere of Silence’ published in 2005, ‘In the thinking zone’ released in 2008, ‘18 stepping stones’ launched in 2010 and ‘Two Minutes from The Abyss’ released in 2106. He also has a book that is a collection of his photography called, ‘On the Wings of Thought.’
The business man is also involved in charity work through a foundation named after his father Vijayaratnam which has community programs like mentorship and donations. He also has another foundation called RYTHM an arm of the QI Group.
His major achievement is being named number 25 in Forbes Asia’s Malaysia Richest in 2013 and in 2012 getting the New Global Indian (NGI) award in New York. Learn more about Vijay Eswaran: http://www.wceforum.org/speakers/dato-sri-dr-vijay-eswaran/ and http://www.qbuzz.qnet.net/blog/2016/01/26/qnet-founder-vijay-eswaran-speaks-world-economic-forum-2016/
QI Group of companies was founded in 1998 and has grown and expanded with business in corporate investments, training luxury products, travel, media among other ventures. It has regional offices in Singapore, Hong Kong, Malaysia and Thailand and branches in over 10 countries and a range of subsidiary companies.
The company’s strategy is multi-level marketing and direct selling where representatives refer products to clients and earn compensation based on sales of their referrals or other independent people on their team who are using those products. Read more: Executive Chairman of QI Group Vijay Eswaran Talks Business and Philanthropy and Dr. Vijay Eswaran – Co-Founder and Executive Chairman of the QI Group of Companies
The company whose vision is ‘Raise Yourself to Help Mankind’ has also got into the education system with the foundation of a University in Malaysia. To date QI Group has more than 1000 employees and a client base of 5 million spread across 120 countries.