Vijay Eswaran is an accomplished Malaysian businessman. He was born on the 7tn of October 1960 in Penang. He attained his degree in social economics from the London School of Economics in the year in 1984. He later proceeded to Southern Illinois University where he received an MBA.
Vijay did many jobs to raise funds for his University education. While at London, he worked as a taxi diver, he also worked in farms in France picking grapes. As an information systems engineer, Vijay worked for many corporations in both North America and Asia.
In the year 1998, Asia’s economy was destabilized, Vijay took this opportunity to start a selling network in the Philippines. He used e-commerce in his business, this saw it grow to become one of the best in the country over a period of just one year. He later named the company QNET which is now dominant in the market.
Vijay Eswaran founded the QI group of companies that involve a variety of businesses. The company has over 1700 dedicated employees serving entrepreneurs from all over the world. It deals with many investments such as education, health, and real estate.
Vijay Eswaran is also a renowned philanthropist. He has set aside ten percent of the profits from QI companies to go to charity. He established the Vijayaratnam and RHYTHM foundations in 2005.
These foundations are meant to assist kids with disabilities especially in Asia, Africa, and the Middle East. He also established TARINA which is a school based in Malaysia, it is specifically designed to cater to the needs of children with special needs.
Vijay Eswaran is also a book author and a motivational speaker. He has published most of his works. “In the Sphere of Silence” is one of his most famous books which has sold millions of copies worldwide. He is also invited to many functions such as the World Economic Forum as a speaker.
Vijay Eswaran is married to Umayal Eswaran and they both live in Kuala Lumpur. He continues to mentor entrepreneurs globally. He has been recognized by many international groups such as the ASEAN Business Advisory Council and received many awards for his contribution.