Prominent entrepreneur, philanthropist, highly esteemed motivational speaker and author, Vijay Eswaran carries on his involvement in worldwide activities today as conscientiously and attentively as he did almost twenty years ago.
It was in 1998 that Eswaran co-founded e-commerce multinational company, the QI Group, which today boasts a presence in just about 30 countries through its subsidiaries.
With regional offices in the Philippines, Malaysia, Thailand, Hong Kong and Singapore, the QI Group branches out with businesses that focus in areas such as retail and direct sales, lifestyle and leisure, training and education, luxury and collectibles as well as property development and logistics.
The QI Group’s forerunner subsidiary on qbuzz.qnet.net, QNET is one of Asia’s leading direct selling companies which sells products for weight management, nutrition, luxury goods and more.
As a philanthropist, Vijay Eswaran has set up foundations that work in global education as well as youth development. He also set up the RYTHM Foundation which is the corporate social reliability section of the QI Group and is involved in philanthropic activities around the world. Eswaran’s wife, Umayal is the chairperson of the Malaysian Chapter of the RYTHM Foundation, the Vijayaratnam Foundation.
He has been named in Forbes Asia’s annual list of Heroes of Philanthropy and recently received the lifetime achievement award in Global Entrepreneurship from the Asian Strategy and Leadership Institute in Malaysia on weforum.org.
Eswaran commented in a statement that the lifetime achievement award speaks for the whole company team and QI Group.
Eswaran also received the International Excellence in Business award from the Global Organization for People of Indian Origin (GOPIO).
As a highly respected speaker, Vijay Eswaran lectures around the world on a range of subjects from spirituality to business. And as a best-selling author, he wrote about life management in his first book, In the Sphere of Silence. His other books include In The Thinking Zone, 18 Stepping Stones and a collection of his photography in a book called On the Wings of Thought.
His education includes a degree from the London School of Economics as well as an MBA from the Southern Illinois University. See: http://philanthropies.org/vijay-eswaran-2/