Vijay Eswaran is the head of QI Group of Companies, which is a multi-business conglomerate with a presence in different sectors, including retail, direct selling, hospitality, and education. Vijay Eswaran is also the founder & executive chairman of the group. After leaving the corporate world in America, he returned to his Asian roots where he utilized its entrepreneurial skills to start the current QI Group.
Eswaran is also a victorious businessperson, philanthropist, best-selling author, and a great motivational world speaker in addressing a variety of topics. He speaks at leading universities, in leadership, management, and business platforms such as Commonwealth Business and World Economic Forum events. Read more: Five Minutes With Dr. Vijay Eswaran, Executive Chairman, QI Group
With a philanthropist spirit at heart, Vijay Eswaran has commenced two Foundations that operate on various projects to address issues in education, youth development and women empowerment globally. His charitable activities are also recognized internationally. For instance, in 2011, he was enlisted by Forbes Asia in the yearly list of Philanthropic Heroes. Eswaran has likewise been awarded the lifetime accomplishment award within Regional Philanthropy by his strategic leadership through others. Learn more about Vijay Eswaran: https://vijayeswaranblog.wordpress.com
In 1998, Eswaran spearheaded a group of like-minded people to establish a direct selling & training organization that has developed into a multi-business conglomerate (the QI Group). The 18-year old company has regional offices in Malaysia, Singapore, Hong Kong, and Thailand and operates in almost 30 countries through a broad range of auxiliary organizations.
Eswaran completed his higher education in key universities in the USA and UK. He has a great track record of performance in top rung organization such as IBM, and in very key organizational positions in Europe, US, Canada, and Australia where he worked before returning to Asia as an entrepreneur.
Vijay Eswaran is also a best-selling author with his book “In the Sphere of Silence” addressing life management. Additionally, the book has been hailed broadly in various countries. It is also written in different dialects. Other books that he has written include, In the Thinking Zone, On the Wings of Thought, and 18 Stepping Stones, among others.
On a regular basis, Eswaran contributes to newspaper columns in Sri Lanka and Malaysia. He started the RYTHM Foundation, which is the corporate social responsibility part of the QI Group and the Vijayaratnam Foundation (RF’s local chapter), a local NGO to honor his father, in addition to other charitable organizations.