Joe Fagan

Former Soccer Star, Now Soccer Fan


February 10, 2019

What Makes Vijay Eswaran Extraordinary

Vijay Eswaran is the founder and chairman of QI Group of Companies. The group is an e-commerce conglomerate with several businesses in telecommunications, direct sales, and retail. The group was founded in 1998. It also deals with education, conference management, and logistics. Vijay Eswaran says that the group cares about clients and meeting their needs. Since its foundation, the group diversified its services to increase clientele. Vijay Eswaran attended universities in the US and UK. He has a good track record of working for successful companies in different countries. He has worked in Canada, Australia, the US, and Europe. He returned to Asia in the 1990s to start his business.

Working for many companies was an eye-opener to Eswaran. He learned a lot about the business world and what it takes to succeed. He joined like-minded people to start a direct-selling company that has developed into a conglomerate. The QI Group is 18 years old and has offices across the world. Apart from his position in the group, Vijay Eswaran is a motivational speaker. He loves giving lectures on entrepreneurship and sharing his personal experience. He has travelled around the world to teach people the ropes of the business.

He has spoken in universities, business and management forums. Examples of forums he has spoken include Commonwealth Business Forum and World Economic Forum. He is a respected businessman who values feedback. Moreover, he is a philanthropist who loves giving back to the community; he started the RYTHM Foundation involved in philanthropic events in the world. Vijay Eswaran likes helping others rise through the ranks; He started the Vijayaratnam Foundation to honor his father’s memory. It works with other organizations to mentor children women, empowerment, and youth development.

Eswaran is passionate about education and supports special education. His charity organization has supported many students around the world. Forbes included him in Asia’s Annual List of Heroes of Philanthropy in 2011. It was a remarkable moment for him as he and the group. He has been awarded other philanthropic awards for his contributions to community development. Eswaran is also the author of the “Sphere of Silence” has been translated into several languages.