Vijay Eswaran, the founder and Executive Chairman of QI Group, is a role model for every aspiring entrepreneur with great success derived from hard work and passion. He is also known as an investor, philanthropist, best-selling author and an accomplished motivational speaker who speaks on a variety of subjects from spirituality to management rules.
Vijay has a great sense of understanding about the latest technologies, and this changed the pace of the way he does business. It should be noted that his QI Group was the first firm in Asia to go for an online-based multilevel marketing in the early 2000s, which was considered to be a revolutionary step by then. Read more: Five Minutes With Dr. Vijay Eswaran, Executive Chairman, QI Group
Eswaran founded the firm in 1998 as an E-commerce multilevel marketing company, and he led it to greater heights with consistent quality and professional service to the customers. Currently, the firm has businesses in luxury products, wellness, media, telecommunications, corporate investments, and travel. The group is headquartered in Hong Kong and has operations in more than 30 countries. It also has regional offices in Malaysia, Philippines, Thailand, and Singapore.
Eswaran has strong thoughts on running a simplified office structure, and he keeps the environment of a startup inside QI Group as he understood that in startups people collaborate each other substantially.
Vijay is also an acclaimed author with a number of books which discuss topics such as success in business and life, religion, positive thoughts, and more. His best-seller, “In the Sphere of Silence,” explains the importance of practicing silence as a tool to have greater control over the mind. Vijay’s other books include Two Minutes from the Abyss, In the Thinking Zone, 18 Stepping Stones, On the Wings of Thought, and more.
Eswaran is a speaker on various subjects and has spoken in various stages. He is a regular speaker to the World Economic Forum sessions. While coming to charitable contributions, Vijay founded the RYTHM Foundation as part of the CSR program of QI Group to help the community.
He also set up Vijayaratnam Foundation in the name of his father to help children in education, healthcare, people in industrial training, and more. Eswaran is recognized as the Heroes of Philanthropy – 2011 by Forbes Asia.