Vijay Eswaran, a celebrated author, entrepreneur and philanthropist success did not come easy. He was born in 1960, and when he was a child, his immigrated. While studying in London, he relied on part-time jobs fund his University education. He graduated with an economics degree. He later moved to the US and worked for various companies before returning to Asia. Among the companies, he worked for include IBM. At the company, he gained experience in e-commerce, which was still at its infancy stage. Working in the US also opened his personality, and he became more vocal and outgoing. Vijay also obtained an MBA from Southern Illinois University.
Like many entrepreneurs, Vijay Eswaran is motivated and believes in making a difference in the lives of many. Vijay Eswaran entrepreneurial prowess is demonstrated by his ability to form companies and everlasting brands. In 1998, he established a direct selling network, which then became a market leader across the world. The program has empowered millions of entrepreneurs in the past 20 years.
Vijay Eswaran is also involved in corporate philanthropy and donates a massive portion of his fortunes to worthy charities. In 2011, the Forbes magazine named him a top philanthropist. Vijay mentors young entrepreneurs, and thus he established RYTHM foundation and Vijayaratnam Foundations that impact on less privileged communities in Asia, Africa, and the Middle East. He also founded Quest International University Perak in Malaysia, which he is the current chairman of the board.
Vijay Eswaran is also the founder and executive chair at QI group of companies, a conglomerate based in Hong Kong. The company has clients in over 100 countries and focuses on telecommunications, education, and medicine. It also sells products online, and invests in high growth potential companies across the world. Vijay Eswaran has authored several books on personal development and featured in a motivational forum on leadership. One of his recent books “Two Minutes From the Abyss” is retailing at Amazon.