Vijay Eswaran has a personal story that is inspiring and uplifting. The Malaysian businessman comes from humble beginnings. The Story begins as the son of a teacher, and a Malaysian Ministry of Labor. Eswaran moved throughout different parts of Malaysia has a child. The hectic childhood inspired his desire for learning, as he would graduate from the London School of Economics in 1984. From there he would work many common jobs. His travels took him throughout various parts of Europe, including France. However, it was in the UK that he would be introduced to binary system marketing. An MBA from Southern Illinois University would soon follow. During this time Eswaran began to study multi-level marketing. He would later be approached by the Coseway Group in Malaysia, who was ready to branch it’s business interest out to the Philippines. This is when Eswaran began to seriously study multi-level management.
Eswaran eventually founded the QI group in Malaysia. The QI group is an e-commerce based conglomerate that grew into various business interest, including corporate investments, media and telecommunications. The QI group has offices in 10 countries including Singapore and Thailand. The company’s influence on multi-level marketing has expanded immensely since it was founded in 1998.
Philanthropy has been a hallmark of Vijay Eswaran’s career. He has accumulated many accolades and awards over the years through the work of his Vijayaratnam Foundation. The foundation makes donations to individual charities, and initiates mentoring for community programs around the world.
Forbes Asia named Eswaran one of the 48 great heroes of the region in which he operates.