Vijay Eswaran is the Executive Chairman as well as co-founder of the QI Group of Companies. The QI Group is an e-Commerce based conglomerate. It was co-founded in 1998 by Mr. Eswaran. The QI Group’s businesses are diversified into the following:
* Retail and direct sales
* Luxury and collectibles
* Lifestyle and leisure
* Training and conference management
* Logistics and property development
Vijay Eswaran finished his higher education in leading universities in the USA and the UK. He has an impressive track of working for top companies, such as IBM. While working for those companies, the positions he held were very responsible in the US, Canada, Australia, and Europe. He did this before returning to Asia in the early 1990s. This is when he made up his mind to become an entrepreneur.
He found a direct selling and training company on the-v.net in 1998 with a team of like-minded individuals. Vijay led that team to the success the company has grown into today. It is known as the multi-business conglomerate called the QI Group. This conglomerate is 18 years old. It has regional offices in Thailand, Singapore, Hong Kong, and Malaysia.
Motivational speaking is one of the things he is highly respected for. He gives lectures all over the world on a variety of subjects. Those subjects include business and spirituality. Vijay has spoken at management and leadership forums on YouTube, leading universities, and Commonwealth Business Forums.
The QI Group has a Corporate Social Responsibility arm. It is called the RYTHM Foundation and has been established by Mr. Eswaran as well. This foundation is involved in philanthropic activities all over the world. Vijay Eswaran has also established RF’s local chapter in Malaysia in his Father’s honour called the Vijayaratnam Foundation. It works with local NGOs as well as other charitable organizations on different projects for the following:
* Youth development
* Special education
* Women empowerment
* Child mentoring
In 2011, he was named in Forbes Asia’s yearly list of Heroes in Philanthropy. There was lifetime achievement award in Regional Philanthropy also awarded to Vijay. Mr. Eswaran is a best-selling author as well. He has penned a highly successful book called In the Sphere of Silence. This is a book on life management. It has been hailed widely in various countries in different languages. He has three more books that he wrote as well. Vijay also contributes regularly to newspaper columns in Malaysia and Sri Lanka.