Vijay Eswaran; a Great Entrepreneur


Vijay Eswaran is the founder and the chief executive officer at QI Group. Vijay was born in Malaysia in 1960 and raised up by his parents who worked at the ministry of labor. After secondary school, Vijay went to London where he attained a degree in socioeconomics from London School of Economics in 1984.

Later he joined Southern Illinois University where he did his MBA and graduated in 1986. Vijay developed an interest in binary system and e-commerce while he was in the UK and he realized how it could transform the world of business.

In 1998 when he returned to Asia, he founded the QI Group which today is one of the biggest conglomerates with businesses in media, travel, telecommunications, training, luxury products, and investments.

Vijay has used inventiveness, hard work and determination to make QI Group grow and develop in many countries like Malaysia, Thailand, and Singapore. With many subsidiary companies in over ten countries, QI Group remains strong financially and with Vijay leadership, the company remains competitive. Read more: Vijay Eswaran – Philanthropies and Vijay Eswaran | Professional Profile – LinkedIn

Vijay Eswaran has come from far in his journey to success. He was a cab driver and did many minor jobs while he was in London. That didn’t affect him in his journey, but it motivated him towards greatness.

Vijay knows how important networking is in modern business. Eswaran believes in giving so that he can receive more. Vijay was touched by one elderly woman who gave him fruits from her garden as she could not afford money to pay Vijay for helping her with her children.

Through Qi Group, Vijay gives back to the society through charities, mentorship programs, and sponsorship.

On top of that Vijay Eswaran believes that networking is essential to business. You have to have many contacts and interaction so that your products and services can sell more. Getting to know many business players is very important as many companies trade with each other.

Also in Business, Vijay knew that referrals are critical hence providing quality products and services to customers is very important. This increased trust and credibility of his company.

Vijay is also an author and a speaker. His business tips and advice cannot be assumed as his success speaks louder about him. QI group will continue to penetrate more and more countries with focus and guidance from Vijay Eswaran.