Vijay Esweran is an entrepreneur, investor, author and the CEO of QI group of companies. Vijay was born on 7th October 1960 in Penang, Malaysia. He graduated from the London School of Economics in 1984, before enrolling for an MBA from South Illinois University in 1986. He extended his stay in London and worked for several companies and later discovered his interest in Multilevel Marketing and Binary system marketing, prompting him to pursue CIMA a professional course in the field.
In 1998, Vijay jetted back to Malaysia and established QI, which has grown to be a reputable E-commerce brand globally. Apart from E-commerce, QI has invested in telecommunication, media, luxury products, cooperate investments and travel. The company has branches in Hong Kong, Singapore, Malaysia, and UAE, just to name a few. One of the company`s major project is the QI city, a residential and commercial development, under the green Ventures Capital, one of QI`s subsidiary.
Vijay Eswaran is known for his philanthropic activities across Malaysia. He spearheaded the construction of a University to boost education in the country. The University is currently set temporarily in Ipoh, but plans are underway to relocate it to the QI city. Vijay dreams of establishing a green campus that is free from pollution, applying electric transportation means and depending on solar power. He controls the RYTHM and Vijayaratnam foundations, charitable organizations in Malaysia focused on supporting the needy in the country.
Vijay is a motivation speaker, who has visited major cities globally to talk matter entrepreneurship and leadership. He is an author with a wide collection of publications under his name. His first book was Sphere of silence, published in 2005 and highlights his entrepreneurship journey and his early life. His latest publication is two minutes from Abyss and the eBook is accessible on Amazon.
Vijay is married to Umayal Esweran the chairperson of the Vijayaratnam Foundation. Esweran`s mentorship programs and entrepreneurial acumen has helped him scoop several accolades globally and locally, and just recently, Forbes named him among the top 50 philanthropists in Asia. Vijay is passionate about the youths and offers priceless pieces of advice through his books. During his free time, Vijay networks with his huge following on social media.