Vijay Eswaran is a Malaysian businessman, entrepreneur and author. He is the current executive chairman of the QI group whose headquarters are in Hong Kong. Vijay’s work experience spans many decades and the places he has worked include Canada, Australia, Europe and the US. in addition to investment and business leadership, he is also a renowned speaker on a number of subjects including religion and spirituality. He has received many awards for his outstanding record in business and philanthropy.
As stated, Vijay worked abroad for many years. When he got back to Asia, he co-founded a company that would later come to be known as the QI group. He had studied the business model of MLMs and knew that with the right guidance, they were one of the best ways to get products that could be of use to people. The company that he founded has grown into a conglomerate that deals with investments such as travel, luxury products, wellness, training and corporate events among others. The group that had very humble beginnings in Malaysia now has regional offices in Hong Kong, Thailand, Malaysia and Singapore.
When it comes to success in business, there are certain spiritual concepts that he believes should guide a person. He published his first book about spirituality and called it ‘In the Sphere of Silence’. In this book, one of the things that he advocates for is that before any business person starts their day, they should think about sitting down and meditating for at least one hour. Other books that he has published include ‘In the Thinking Zone’ and ‘Stepping Stones’, which was published in 2010.
When it comes to philanthropy, there are many initiatives that he has taken part in. These include the RHYTHM foundation, which is a part of the QI group that deals with social responsibility. He also has a foundation back in Malaysia that was named after his father and deals with mentorship and individual contribution to needy people in the society. He is one of the most influential business people in Asia, not only because of his career success but also his efforts and successes as a life coach.