Dr. Vijay Eswaran: Businessman, writer, motivational speaker and Founder of QI Group

Dr. Vijay Eswaran is a multi-talented man; he is a motivational speaker, serial entrepreneur, writer and a philanthropist. He is the founder of an assorted multi-business, QI Group of Companies which has subsidiaries all over the globe. His company deals with retail selling, education, hospitality, direct selling and financial services. He established QNET, which is a flagship of QI in 1998, with a vision to integrate the sales power force of the internet with that of peoples direct selling.

He says that he combined the traditional direct selling which is tested and proven with the e-commerce model which was relatively new and an emerging trend. Dr. Eswaran started his business journey from zero, with no funding, friends in high places or massive experience. He has always been a highly motivated person, and he says he could not envision himself working for someone else. Therefore he knew from a very young age, that he had to become an entrepreneur and take control of his destiny.

As a writer, Vijay shares his life principles and experiences in his acclaimed books. He is the author of Two Minutes from The Abyss, in which he offers valuable lessons on how to live and perceive life. In this book, he outlines his eleven rules of confrontation, and how to push you to the maximum. The book asserts that everyone is usually two minutes from the abyss in a lot of different ways.

According to Vijay Eswaran, he loves to read. It is a practice that was installed in him at a tender age. He says that writing these books is his way of him giving back to the reading community has benefited enormously from it. Dr. Eswaran says he is excited by the direction his company and partners are taking, in ensuring they remain successful.

QI Group has interest in many sectors in Malaysia and education is one of them. They have established a university which they hope to develop into a first-class university with state of the art facilities. Eswaran says that they aim to engineer a QI City that will house a permanent campus, residential apartments, hostel blocks, a teaching hospital and a shopping complex. He says they hope to establish a green college that will massively reduce pollution and provide an eco-friendly environment.

More about Dr. Vijay Eswaran

He was born in Penang on October 7th, 1960. He attended London School of Economics and attained a degree in socio-economics. He has worked as an information systems engineer in North Asia and North America. He is the founder of the RHYTHM foundation and the Vijayaratnam Foundation. He is a family man and is married to Umayal Eswaran

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