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Vijay Eswaran, the Entrepreneur of the Century

Vijay Eswaran is an author and businessman from Malaysia. Vijay Eswaran is the sitting Executive Chairman of the QI Group that has its headquarters in Hong Kong. QI group is a group of companies that’s involved in various businesses including hospitality, education, financial services, direct selling, and retail.

The company has employed over 1500 people and is in 30 countries across the globe on YouTube. Vijay returned to Asia where he co-founded a multilevel marketing company that has grown into today’s QI.

Vijay Eswaran was born on 7th October 1960 in Penang. His mother, Pushpavathy Chinnaiah, was a teacher and his father, Mr. Vijayaratnam Saravanamuthu, worked for the state in the ministry of labor. Vijay is a graduate of London school of Economics where he got a degree in socio-economic. He later did some odd jobs that included a construction site in Belgium, plucked grapes in France and drove a cab in London. He was then introduced to the binary system and obtained professional qualifications from CIMA in the UK and later an MBA from the Southern Illinois University.

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Mr. Vijay has authored some books. He has also spoken at different business forums like the world economic forum. Mr. Eswaran established the RHYTHM Foundation, which is a social responsibility arm of the QI group. Vijay Eswaran also started a charity organization in Malaysia named after his father. Through these charitable organizations, he has initiated programs like mentorships and donations.

Mr. Eswaran has many accolades and awards that include the New Global Indian award for business excellence on mlmnation.net. In 2013, Forbes named him as one of the richest people in Malaysia.