Vijay Eswaran’s success story is a classic example of the manifestation of the fruits of hard work, dedication, and passion. His is a story of a man who rose from rags to riches through relentless commitment and diligence. From a taxi driver, the Malaysian entrepreneur’s fortunes have risen exponentially over the past decades. Named in Forbes’ list of wealthiest people in Asia, Mr. Eswaran dedicatedly developed his wealth by venturing into multilevel marketing and entrepreneurship. As his wealth base grew, he expanded his horizon with investments in other sectors including real estate markets.
With wealth estimated to be worth over $500 million, Eswaran wears many hats. To many, he is an excellent public speaker with a deep grasp of life skills and lessons drawn from his own experience. Employees of the Hong Kong-based multi-business conglomerate QI Group of Companies he co-founded in 1998 know him as an excellent executive chairman. To the thousands of needy people in Asia, he is a big-hearted philanthropist. Avid readers and investors know Mr. Eswaran as an excellent author with several books to his name.
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A journeyman, Vijay Eswaran’s storied success began with a degree from the prestigious London School of Economics. Armed with a socio-economic degree, Eswaran engaged in numerous odd jobs across Europe and the United States. At some point, he was plucking fruits to make ends meet in France. He worked as a taxi driver and a construction worker too. After being introduced to multilevel marketing, it ignited a passion in him. He would later graduate from United Kingdom-based Chartered Institute of Management Accountants before moving to the U.S. for further studies. He is an alumnus of the Southern Illinois University where he received his MBA degree in 1986.
While studying for his MBA,Vijay Eswaran was a part-time multilevel marketer. After over a decade of studying and working overseas, he moved back to Malaysia. Armed with excellent binary marketing skills and experience, he helped Cosway Group establish a footprint in the Philippines. A firm believer in servant leadership, he co-founded QI Group and has continued to share his experience and philosophies globally. He has overseen the expansion of the company’s core business base including venturing into e-commerce.