Vijay Eswaran Talks About His Career

Vijay is the revered executive director of the renowned QI Group of Companies. As one of the founders of the corporation, he has played a pivotal role in enhancing the growth of the same. Owing to his visionary leadership, QI Group has successfully invested in different industries, including direct selling and retail business, education, hospitality and financial services.

The company’s subsidiary, QNET, which was incorporated in 1998 by the Malaysian businessman, has succeeded in merging traditional selling methods with the e-commerce model. Read more: Dato Vijay Eswaran: From taxi driver to worth over $500 million dollars and Dato’ Sri Vijay Eswaran Speaks At World Economic Forum 2016

Dr. Eswaran contends that he envisioned a new company that would bring together the synergies of direct sales and global use of internet. While talking of how the company started, Vijay posited that they saw the need to merge the direct selling business model with the successful e-commerce platform.

He asserts that together with his partners, they deliberated endlessly about what products and services could give them a competitive edge in the market. To this end, they decided to channel their energies to a numismatic and precious metals model that was anchored on the thriving strategies used in the European market. It is here that they agreed to procure the rights to engage in marketing commemorative coins.

Eswaran says that because of coming late into the market, they had less time to compete effectively. Their competitors had already been in the market for two years.

Before the start of the Sydney 2000 Olympics, Vijay and his team shocked their competitors by being ranked among the top three distributors out of the 42 participants from different parts of the globe. Eswaran posits that these distributors failed to take into account the impact and success of web based sales and the human aspect of direct selling.

Before moving to back to Asia, Vijay had worked and studied abroad. He is an alumnus of the London School of Economics where he graduated with his degree in socio-economics.

He is also CIMA (Chartered Institute of Management Accountants) certified. In addition, Eswaran holds an MBA from the prestigious Southern Illinois University. The shrewd entrepreneur has rendered his services for leading corporations, including Cosway’s and IBM. Notably, Vijay partnered with his longtime friend, Joseph Bismark, to incorporate QI Group

Vijay Eswaran’s Philanthropic Pursuits

Co-founder of QI Group, Vijay Eswaran, is also the Executive Chairman of the company. He founded the group in 1998, alongside Joseph Bismark, in Hong Kong. It was difficult because they did not have enough capital and funds, but they persisted as their ambition did not allow them to give up.

Currently, the company covers various areas such as property management & development, luxury, leisure & lifestyle, logistics, education, and also telecommunications among others. Read more: Vijay Eswaran | Professional Profile – LinkedIn

Later, they set up offices in Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore, and Hong Kong which expanded to more than 30 nations through subsidiaries. This resulted in an average income of $750 million on an annual basis.

Mr. Eswaran has decided to share his knowledge with others, and he accomplishes this by holding lectures in various parts of the world. He has acquired a chance to talk to students from leading universities and also in both World and Commonwealth forums, where he covers areas on spirituality and business among others. He has also written several books and contributed to feature in publication columns in Sri Lanka and Malaysia.

Vijay Eswaran has demonstrated his passion for philanthropy through establishing foundations and groups such as Raise Yourself to Help Mankind, (RHYTHM), and the corporate social responsibility which is part of the QI Group.

In 2006, he established the Vijayaratnam Foundation which caters for the implementation of projects by working in conjunction with private and public sectors, the benevolent community, and also the civil society.

One of its major areas of focus is education. They have assisted 12 students from an Academy known as Riverbank so that they can pursue vocational programs. They have also offered loans to 21 students from humble backgrounds, who are taking up tertiary education. On Arts and Culture, they have developed programs which support Malaysians who are passionate and creative in this sector. Learn more about Vijay Eswaran: and

This creates a form of respect among the multicultural and the multiracial members of the nation. They support and embrace the Malaysian culture by funding both modern & traditional music, dances, and fine arts.

The QI Group provides reliable resources that assist needy communities to attain consistent development. They are offered with solutions and knowledge based on ways to overcome their problems. Through this project, they have positively transformed the lives of many children.