In 1984 Vijay Eswaran graduated from the London School of Economics. After graduation he explored Europe, and worked a few jobs that fell outside the scope of his degree. A short time later, Vijay decided to continue his education. He went on to earn an MBA from Southern Illinois University.
Mr. Eswaran is best known in his home country of Malaysia as an entrepreneur, and businessman. He is the founder and Executive Chairman of the QI Group. The QI Group has offices throughout Asia. They function by combining direct marketing and e-commerce,. Their business focus includes, travel, corporate investments, media, and several other interests. In addition to running QI, Mr. Eswaran is a published author, speaker, and active philanthropist.
The books written by Vijay include: In The Sphere of Silence, In The Thinking Zone, 18 Stepping Stones, and On the Wings of Thought. The common theme among all his writings; sharing his personal philosophy, and life practices. He relates thoughts and feelings through words and photography. His wish is to provide advice, and inspiration, for living a successfully balanced life. Vijay also shares his personal outlook as a motivational speaker. He has been invited to speak at venues focused on a wide variety of subjects, including: business management, leadership, and spirituality. Vijay Eswaran was also discussed by GiGroup.com.
In keeping with his spiritual beliefs Mr. Eswaran has created, and remains active in, charitable foundations. The goal of these foundations is developing, guiding, and empowering people. The hope is that people who are sometimes marginalized will, with help, realize their potential. These groups include children, women, people in need of special education, and others who would benefit from mentoring. Maybe that is why in 2011 Vijay Eswaran was named in Forbes Asia’s, Heroes of Philanthropy. Since 2011, Mr. Eswaran has been recognized for several other instances of his philanthropic work in is area of the world. Creating and sharing economic and educational opportunity seems to hold a special place in the heart and mind of Vijay Eswaran.