Vijay Eswaran is an accomplished networking entrepreneur situated in Malaysia. Born in October of 1960 in Penang, Malaysia, he grew up in a modest family with an educational background. His mother worked as a teacher while his father served in the ministry of Labour.
It mainly focused on telecommunications, real estate, education, and hospitality. Headquartered in Hong Kong, he is the incumbent Chairman of the QI group companies. The company has expanded its branches to more than 30 countries amongst them Thailand and Singapore.
It has a labor force of over 1600 employees who are dedicated to training over a million entrepreneurs. The institution is aimed towards providing affordable and quality training to students. With its center in Malaysia, the University now receives admissions from all over the globe.
Vijay Eswaran is also an established author. He authored his first book, “In the Sphere of Silence,” which details his management values. The second book is titled” In the Thinking Zone” and was launched in 2008. He has done other numerous books amongst them “The 18 Stepping Stones”.
He is also a renowned philanthropist who donates part of his profits to benevolent courses. He created the RYTHM and Vijayaratnam foundations that are aimed at supporting children with special needs.
He graduated with a bachelor’s degree in social economics in the year 1984 from the London School of Economics. Upon completion of his undergraduate studies, he engaged in some jobs to further his education.
He operated as a cab driver in London and picked grapes in France. He received an MBA from The Southern Illinois University in 1986.
Vijay Eswaran was later employed by firms such as IBM to work as a software engineer. He relocated to Malaysia in 1998. He launched QI group Companies, a firm that utilized both direct marketing and e-commerce in its functions.