Vijay Eswaran was born in Malaysia in 1960, the son of a father that worked for the Malaysian Ministry of Labour and his mother who was a teacher. He went on to earn a degree in Socio-Economics from the London School of Economics as well as an MBA from Southern Illinois University. After returning to Asia in 1998 Vijay Eswaran went on to co-Found the now international company the QI Group of Companies.
The QI Group of Companies is now based in Hong Kong. This company is a multi-level marketing that is involved in providing financial services, direct selling, retail, education, and hospitality among other diversified services and products. The focus of the company is to encourage entrepreneurship on philanthropies.org and the empowerment of individuals. The products offered by QI Group includes such things as luxury products, health and wellness products, and e-commerce. Vijay Eswaran serves as the company’s Executive Chairman.
Vijay Eswaran has been an in-demand speaker and author for several years. In addition to speaking at a number of business conferences around the world, he has also written four books. His first book was “In the Sphere of Silence” which presents his secrets to success such as starting each day with an hour of silence. His latest book was “On the Wings of Thought” which profiled his photographic work.
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Vijay Eswaran is also heavily involved in philanthropy. Through the QI Group he founded the RYTHM Foundation on YouTube. This foundation helps children with special needs get the education that they need to come to their full potential. The foundation also provides help for community development and wellbeing. In 2006 he also founded a charity in Malaysia that he named after his father, the Vjayaratnam Foundation. The mission of this foundation is focused on children and in particular teen girls from disadvantaged communities.