Vijay Eswaran, the co-founder, and Chairman of QI Group, is known for many roles such as entrepreneur, writer, motivational speaker, philanthropist, and more. His greater insights and vision can be seen in his books, speeches, and philanthropic works.
When Vijay Eswaran was founding the QI Group in 1998, it was a revolution as nobody in Asian markets were dare to experiment the mix of direct sales with the internet. However, he had a deep perception of the market, and the firm has grown and offered various services such as telecommunications, education, property development and logistics, lifestyle and leisure, etc. Learn more about Vijay Eswaran: http://www.qbuzz.qnet.net/blog/2011/06/27/vijay-eswaran-in-forbes-philanthropy-heroes-list/
Eswaran also wrote a number of books which are highly acclaimed by the readers. His “In the Sphere of Silence” has translated into many languages and is the bestselling book by him. In the book, he clearly focuses on the virtues of silence, and he exhorts everyone to take a 60 minutes Sphere of Silence on a daily basis to make a liberation of mind; it is required to keep the fitness of mind like how the physical exercises do body mechanism. Read more: Dato’ Sri Vijay Eswaran Speaks At World Economic Forum 2016
Vijay also wrote 18 Stepping Stones, In The Thinking Zone, On The Wings of Thought, and Two Minutes from the Abyss.
He speaks on a variety of subjects around the world from business to spirituality. Eswaran spoke at a number of universities, World Economic Forum, and Commonwealth Business Forums. It should be noted that he is a regular speaker at World Economic Forum events and Commonwealth forums in the recent years. Read more: Dato Vijay Eswaran: From taxi driver to worth over $500 million dollars
He is also a leading personality in philanthropic initiatives and was part of many campaigns. Vijay instituted RYTHM Foundation at QI Group to increase both CSR initiatives and charitable contributions in the firm. He also established Vijayaratnam Foundation in Malaysia to assist child mentoring, women empowerment, special education, and youth development.
Vijay completed his Masters in Management from Southern Illinois University located in Carbondale. He worked with IBM and other tech majors and took care of positions in U.S., Europe, Canada, etc.
In the early 90s, Eswaran decided to return to Malaysia and started his entrepreneurial life. Now, his QI Group has the presence in more than 30 countries and has regional offices in all the major Asian financial centers.