Vijay Eswaran is a leading businessman and entrepreneur who was born in Penang Village of Malaysia in 1960. Vijay graduated in 1984 from the London school of Economics with a degree in socio-economic studies. He also studied a professional course on socio-economic studies at CIMA, UK. Vijay proceeded to undertake his MBA at South Illinois University while he was still working part-time for Synaptics, a firm involved in multilevel marketing. Read more: Dato Vijay Eswaran: From taxi driver to worth over $500 million dollars
Vijay then left Illinois for Malaysia where he was offered a job to run the Philippine-based startup of Cosway Group. Eswaran then worked with several high-rank companies including some time with IBM. He founded QNET in 1998, a company that was involved in multilevel marketing that has grown to what today is known as the QI Group. Learn more about Vijay Eswaran: https://www.entrepreneur.com/article/244124
He partnered with Joseph Bismark to start the company that was based in Hong Kong and is today present in over 30 countries. Forbes Asia estimates that Vijay is worthy $500 Million mostly accumulated through network marketing.
Through motivational speaking, Eswaran has shared the vast knowledge gained through his business path. He has spoken at many leading universities as well as the Commonwealth and world economic forums. Vijay has authored the book “In the Sphere of Silence,” which has been a great success 2005 when it was published. He continues to contribute to newspaper articles in Sri Lanka and Malaysia.
Raise yourself to Human kind Foundation is an arm of the QI Group that was established by Vijay to emphasize on his passion for charitable work. It acts as the corporate social responsibility part of QI Group.
Vijayaratnam Foundation, which was established in 2006 and named after Eswaran’s father, represents the Malaysian arm of QI Group corporate social responsibilities.
Vijay’s father was also involved in charitable causes. Vijayaratnam Foundation works across the divide partnering with civil society, philanthropic community and private sectors with most focus on Art and Culture, education, environmental sustainability and Community development.