Vijay Eswaran is a very prosperous entrepreneur, economist philanthropist, and motivational speaker. He founded the QI group of companies where is the current Executive chairman. This company is multi-faceted dealing in education, direct sell, financial services, and hospitality with offices in over 30 countries. He is also authors several books like the sphere of silence that is highly read in the region.
The story of Vijay Eswaran
He is a Malaysian citizen born on October 7, 1960, in Penang. He is the best son to Vijayaratnam Eswaran and Pushpavathy Chinnaiah. Pushpavathy Chinnaiah is a teacher by profession while his father was the founder of Hindu Youth Organization in Malaysia. He also worked for the Ministry of Labor in Malaysia. This work made the family move from one part of the country to the other in Vijay Eswara’s childhood.
He used the money earned from the cabs, where he worked as the driver to sponsor high college education. He graduated from the University Of London School Of Economics with a degree in socio-economic. He later traveled to various parts of Europe in 1984. He did many odd jobs in that year.
During this travel timers, he went to Franciscan and took a 33-day silence vow. He used this experience to write the most prolific book, the sphere of silence. He later went back to the UK and learned about binary marketing systems and then acquired a certificate from the Charted Institute of Management Accountants. He went to Southern Illinois University and graduated with his MBA in 1986.
Though he was doing his master, he was also involved in MLM as a part-timer and worked for systematics, as a branch of IBM. On returning to his country, he was requested by the COSWAY Group to initiate a Philippine business that could seriously look into MLM.
Vijay Eswaran at QI group
He partnered with others to found an MLM company which later expanded into a QI Group. It is an e-commerce based business that conglomerate with media, travel, luxury products, telecoms, training among other companies. This prosperous company has offices in Malaysia, Thailand, Singapore, and Hong Kong. It is now spread in over ten countries via many affiliate companies.
He also contributed to the growth of QI city which is worth RM 1.2 billion for commercial residence and its development. He is also the current chairperson of the council of Quest International University among other titles like public speaking.