Vijay Eswaran is one of the Pacific Rim’s most successful businessmen. Vijay Eswaran is the founder and executive chairman of the multilevel marketing company the QI Group. Eswaran co-founded the company in the Philippines in 1998 and through his hard work and vision was able to turn it into a multimillion dollar concern with millions of workers and branches in Hong Kong, Malaysia, Singapore and Thailand. The Q1 Group at philanthropies.org/vijay-eswaran-2/ has helped untold numbers of people throughout Asia, Africa and the Middle East to pull themselves out of poverty and improve the quality of life themselves and their loved ones.
Born in Penang, Malaysia in 1960, Vijay Eswaran was the son of Pushpavathy Chinnaiah, a school teacher and civil servant Vijayaratnam Saravanamuthu. In the early 1980s Vijay Eswaran went to England to study socio-economics at the London School of Economics. While there he did a series of odd jobs throughout Europe and eventually became involved in multilevel marketing on Facebook. By the time he graduated in 1984 he had earned his multilevel marketing professional certification. He then went to the University of Southern Illinois to earn his MBA. While there he worked part time with the multilevel marketing company Synaptics.
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When Vijay Eswaran returned to Malaysia in 1998 the Cosway Group gave him the opportunity to start his own multilevel company. He agreed and founded the company that would become the Q1 Group. The e-commerce company markets media, telecommunications, travel, training, wellness and luxury products in over a dozen countries throughout Asia and Africa. The company made Vijay Eswaran one of Asia’s richest men. But he used some of his money to help the less fortunate through his charitable organizations the the RYTHM Foundation and the Vijayaratnam Foundation. It’s helped to make him a hero and an inspiration to poor people throughout Asia and led Forbes Asia to name him one of their Heroes of Philanthropy.
These days Vijay Eswaran is a speaker and author. He has written a series of books designed to motivate people and give them the mindset necessary for them to succeed. Eswaran’s work has earned him numerous awards and accolades.