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Vijay Eswaran: Talent and Fame

Born on October 7th 1960, Vijay Eswaran is one of the few successful businessmen of Indian origin. His QI Group which is headquartered in Hong Kong has provided him a way to showcase his talent and creativity to the rest of the world.

Born to Pushpavathy Chinnaiah and Vijayaratnam Saravanamuthu, an executive working for Malaysian Ministry of Labour, Vijay had a humble upbringing moving from one place to another during his early childhood due to his parents work-related relocation. He graduated from the London School of Economics in 1984 with a degree in socio-economics and thereafter moved to Europe for a year doing odd jobs like driving cabs in London, plucking fruits in France and construction in Belgium. While in UK, Eswaran was introduced to binary system marketing that made him obtain a certification from CIMA and a MBA degree from Southern Illinois University. During his studies, he got involved in multilevel marketing program on a part-time basis and simultaneously worked for Synaptics in the US. After returning to Malaysia, Vijay started his venture with Cosway Group who were at the time planning to expand their Philippines business. It’s there that Vijay started taking his MLM business more seriously.
Returning to Asia in 1998, Vijay Eswaran co-founded a multilevel marketing company called QI group (Facebook), that provides a wide range of business support in media, travel, luxury products, telecommunications, training, wellness as well as corporate investments. The company has regional offices in many countries including Singapore, Malaysia, Hong Kong and Thailand. Ten other countries have subsidiary companies of QI group as well.

Vijay Eswaran is an author and a well-known speaker as noted by his fans and colleagues. He has spoken at many management and business forums in India and abroad. Some of those events include World Economic Forum and Pravasi Bharatiya Divas. His book In the Sphere of Silence published in 2005 is a must-read for those interested in life management and meditation. Eswaran’s Thought of the Day, an interactive program is a helpful tool for those suffering from stress and anxiety. Another book called In the Thinking Zone released in May 2008 is a collection of his personal thoughts about life. Other books like 18 Stepping Stones and On the Wings of Thought were released in 2010 and 2011 respectively. Vijay is also the recipient of lifetime achievement award in Regional Philanthropy and International Leader in Global Business Strategies award.