Vijay Eswaran is a successful entrepreneur, author and one of Malaysia’s richest men. He is the Executive Chairman of the QI Group, an e-commerce, multi-level marketing, and consumer goods company he founded in 1998 in Hong Kong. His stellar leadership at the group led to rapid growth and expansion grossing yearly revenues of more than $750 million.
Today, QI employs over 1500 staff in more than 30 countries around the world and has a significant presence in Asia with the principal offices in Hong Kong, Malaysia, Philippines, Thailand, and Singapore.
QI Malaysia recently got the recognition of being the Best Company to work for in Asia at the 2016 HR Asia Awards for the second year running. The QI Group currently has interests in e-commerce, education, lifestyle, real estate and logistics.
QI is the force behind the hugely successful online direct selling company, QNET. QNET gained popularity quickly supplying commemorative coins to the Olympics in Sydney in 2000, Athens in 2004 and Beijing in 2008. QNET also provided coins the FIFA World Cup in South Korea and Japan in 2002.
Vijay is a best-selling author and an award-winning business leader. Some of his popular published books include In The Sphere of Silence, On The Wings of Thought, In The Thinking Zone and much more. Learn more about Vijay Eswaran: https://www.facebook.com/public/Vijay-Eswaran
QBuzz said that Vijay Eswaran is also a sought-after motivational speaker who has participated in various university and management seminars including global forums such as the World Economic Forum.
His business and literary success have earned him recognition worldwide. Forbes Asia put him on their 48 Heroes of Philanthropy list in 2011 for his charitable efforts. In 2013, Forbes again put him on their list of 25 Richest People in Malaysia.
The Global Organization for People of Indian Origin, GOPIO credited him for International Excellence in Business in 2011. The ASEAN Business Advisory Council awarded him CEO of the Year in 2013.
Vijay is an active philanthropist and runs the Vijayaratnam Foundation based in Malaysia. It is a non-profit advocating community development through better education for disadvantaged youth providing educational financial aid and student loans.
The foundation also supports non-profits and NGOs involved in empowering youth education. Through QI Group, he established the RHYTHM Foundation as the charitable subsidiary.