Vijay Eswaran is a multilevel marketing guru and a businessman. His skills have been critical to enhancing the success of QI group, a company he founded in 1998. He is the executive chairman of the Hong Kong-based company. Vijay is also the author of half a dozen books.
The entrepreneur was born on October 7, 1960, in Penang, Malaysia. His mother was a teacher while his father, Vijayaratnam Saravanamuthu, worked with the Malaysian Labor Ministry. Due to his father’s frequent transfers, as a child, Vijay lived in many parts of the country.
After his high school education, Vijay’s dad sent him abroad to pursue a Socio-economic degree at the London School of Economics. He graduated from the school in 1984 but did not land a well-paying job immediately. He was forced to undertake odd jobs such as working at a construction site in Belgium, driving a cab in London, and plucking grapes in France. When he returned to the UK, he was introduced to binary marketing on mlmnation.net. Vijay’s determination to succeed in the field saw him pursue professional papers from CIM.
In 1986, he moved to the United States to pursue his MBA at the Southern Illinois University. While at the University, he continued to do multilevel marketing on a part-time basis. After graduating, Vijay Eswaran stayed in the US for a while before moving back to Malaysia. Cosway Group immediately approached him, and the two reached a deal that saw Vijay help the group start its multilevel marketing business in the Philippines.
As he worked for Cosway, Vijay continued to gain the experience that he needed to start his multilevel marketing firm. In 1998, Vijay Eswaran founded QI Group. Today, the company has operation in many countries, including Thailand, Malaysia, Hong Kong, and Singapore. The conglomerate is involved in a wide range of businesses, which include media, travel, luxury products telecommunications, and wellness. The company’s headquarters are based in Hong Kong. The success of QI Group has seen him amass much wealth.
Vijay is also a motivational speaker. He has spoken in many forums, including the sixth Pravasi Bharatiya Divas and the World Economic Forum on v. Some of his popular books are In the Sphere of Silence, Thought of the Day, In the Thinking Zone, and On the Wings of Thought.