Vijay Eswaran is a network marketing professional. He is the executive chairman and co-founder of the QI Group, an online network marketing company established in Hong Kong in 1998.
He is also a sought-after business speaker, author, active philanthropist, and successful author. Vijay Eswaran made the Forbes List of 25 richest people in Malaysia in 2013. He is estimated to be worth more than half a billion dollars.
His visionary leadership has seen the QI Group grow from a small company in Asia to a global conglomerate with interests in consumer goods, e-commerce, education, lifestyle and real estate among others. The company grosses over $750 million in annual revenue with a global presence in over thirty countries. QNET, the famous online merchandising company, is a subsidiary of the QI Group. The Malaysian subsidiary won the 2016 HR Asia Awards for “best company to work for.”
Vijay’s excellence in leadership has earned him global recognition. He was voted “CEO of the Year” in 2013 by the ASEAN Business Council, a company that promotes economic collaboration and integration. He won the International Excellence in Business award from the Global Organization of People of Indian Origin in 2011.
The 18th Malaysian Education Summit awarded him the “Education Entrepreneurship and Leadership” title. The eighth World Chinese Economic Summit recognized him with a “lifetime achievement award in global entrepreneurship.”
Vijay is a published author of several books on the market. Some of his famous titles include “Two Minutes from the Abyss,” “In the Sphere of Silence,” and “18 Stepping Stones” among others. He is a prominent motivational speaker tackling topics such as spirituality, business, and leadership among others. He was a key speaker at the 2016 World Economic Forum in a gathering of over forty heads of state and more than three thousand business and government leaders.
Vijay Eswaran is the founder of the non-profit RYTHM Foundation. The QI Group supports charities and advances its corporate social responsibility activities through the non-profit subsidiary. He won the Forbes “heroes of philanthropy” award. The third World Chinese Economic Forum recognized him with a “lifetime achievement in regional philanthropy” award.