Malaysian businessman and author, Vijay Eswaran is currently serving as the Executive Chairman of the QI Group. Located in Hong Kong, the QI Group is an e-commerce based corporation with businesses in travel, media, telecommunications, luxury products, wellness, training, and corporate investments on the-v.net. Vijay Eswaran was born in Penang on October 7th 1960. His mother was a teacher and his father worked with the Malaysian Ministry of Labour.
His father, Vijayaratnam Saravanamuthu, work caused Vijay and his family to move to different parts of Malaysia during his childhood. In 1984, Vijay graduated from London School of Economics with a degree in socio-economics. Thereafter, he worked several odd jobs in Europe, including construction in Belgium, driving a cab in London and plucking grapes in France.
It wasn’t until Vijay Eswaran was introduced to binary system marketing, which prompted him to obtain a professional qualification from CIMA in the UK. When he returned to Malaysia, he was approached by the Conway Group to start its Philippines business. Vijay was involved in multilevel marketing (MLM) part-time while working for Synaptics in the U.S.. Upon returning to Asia, Vijay co-founded a multilevel marketing company became QI Group on YouTube.
The QI Group’s main focus is to enable people to rise through solutions that power entrepreneurship and enhance urban lifestyles. QI Group is a diverse multinational entity catering to varied businesses that include education, hospitality, and direct selling. In 2005, Vijay Eswaran published his first book named In the Sphere of Silence. The book entails his personal life and how to begin a habit of an hour of silence starting each day. Since then, he has spoken at many business and management forums.