Malaysian Businessman Vijay Eswaran’s Success Running QI Group
Vijay Eswaran was born in 1960 in Malaysia. He attended the Lond School Of Economics where he graduated with a degree in socio-economics in 1984. After staying in Europe for a year working various jobs, Eswaran moved to the United States and attended Southern Illinois University, earning his MBA. While he was at this university he learned about multi-level marketing and how to use it in order to build a business.
After moving back home to Malaysia, Vijay Eswaran was approached by Cosway Group who were looking to him so establish their business in the Philippines. The company he co-founded, QI Group, proved to be very successful and now operates throughout Asia. Read more: Dato Vijay Eswaran: From taxi driver to worth over $500 million dollars
Eswaran, now serving as the Executive Chairman, has developed QI Group into a company with a hand in several industries. Their products and services are sold through multi-level marketing which means that independent contractors sell them to other consumers as well as people in the business industry. Their products are also sold online on QI Group’s website.
QI Group sells products and services that include media, telecommunications, travel, luxury products, training, education, and wellness. QI Group earns about $750 million a year in revenue from 30 Asian nations. It is now headquartered in Hong Kong and maintains regional offices in Malaysia, Singapore, and Thailand.
As an international business leader, Vijay Eswaran has become an author as well as a public speaker. He’s written four books about his personal and business philosophies including his first one, “In the Sphere of Silence”, where he writes about the importance of starting each day off with an hour of silence. He has spoken at forums and business conferences around the world including the World Economic Forum.
As a notable philanthropist, Vijay Eswaran has provided continuous support to communities around Asia. He founded the RYTHM Foundation which supports disadvantaged children around Asia.
He also founded a nonprofit that is focused on his native Malaysia called the Vijayaratnam Foundation which helps children in the nation attain an education. This charity runs a school that is open to teenage girls who would otherwise not be able to earn a high school diploma.
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