Vijay Eswaran is the Founder and Executive Chairman of the QI Group of Companies. Under the QI Group of Companies are subsidiaries that operate in several sectors of the economy including retail, financial services, direct selling, education, and hospitality. He founded the company in 1998 and has built it into a global operation with products, services, and independent direct selling contractors in countries across the world.
According to QBuzz, Vijay Eswaran’s approach to selling his products and services is to combine direct selling and web-based sales together. The first product he sold was commemorative coins for the 2000 Olympics which were held in Sydney, Australia. Learn more about Vijay Eswaran: http://philanthropies.org/vijay-eswaran-2/
His company quickly grew and by 2000 he had placed in the top 3 in this market out of 42 distributors of the coins around the globe. Today he has led QI Group of Companies into being one of the top 40 direct selling companies.
Outside of his work with his companies, Vijay Eswaran is deeply committed to philanthropy. One of the nonprofits he has established is the RYTHM Foundation. This foundation (RYTHM stands for Raise Yourself To Help Mankind) helps people achieve by providing them with business opportunities and life-enhancing products.
RYTHM Foundation also provides services to children with special needs. Additionally, it helps develop communities and has initiatives to help with the community members wellbeing.
Another foundation he founded in Malaysia is the Vijayaratnam Foundation which is devoted to helping children, especially disadvantaged female teens, through a variety of ways including education, arts & culture, community development, and improving the environment.
The Vijayaratnam foundation grants study loans to impoverished children who are enrolled in vocational courses. It funds projects that engage people in Malaysian culture such as dance, music, and fine arts. The way Mr. Eswaran helps the environment is by funding conservation efforts including planting trees.
Eswaran graduated from the London School of Economics with a Socio-Economics degree. He earned his MBA at Southern Illinois University before moving back to his native country of Malaysia.