Into the life of Vijay Eswaran
Vijay Eswaran is a Malaysian businessman, entrepreneur, and philanthropist. He is the Executive Chairman and founder of QI group of companies, a multinational conglomerate with interests like direct selling, real estate, education, retail around the world. He is also a motivational speaker and the author of a best selling book – In the Sphere of Silence. However, in 1998 he established his direct selling network that quickly took a turn for the best and grew into the company known today in South East Asia, Middle East, and Africa. In the last 20 years, his company has managed to train and teach around one million entrepreneurs to shine across the most challenging markets in the globe.
With the company headquartered in Kuala Lumpur and Hong Kong, Eswaran has shown his love for mentoring in the most significant way possible by establishing Quest International University Perak with the collaboration of the government in 2011. Being the fastest growing university in Malaysia, it is providing quality and research-based education. The QI group of companies is also building a 300 million worth of city that will provide accommodation, hospital and retail space and will also be the new headquarter of the company.
In one of his interviews, Eswaran claims to take an interest in the lives of his customers and what their stories are and to connect with them. He says this helps him make a connection with his business stronger. He has been included in the top four businessmen of Malaysia in the Forbes magazine. He said that he feels extremely humbled by this honor and that he still remembers the values of service to humanity that has been instilled in him by his family from a very young age for which he is very grateful. When asked about the initial times of his business he stated that he was not at all sure about the future and everything seemed to go downhill. However, with the help and support of like-minded people and his wife, he feels like he has conquered it all.