Vijay Eswaran was born on 7th October 1960 in Malaysia. Eswaran is a well-renowned businessman, an author as well as the co-founder and Chief Executive Chairman of QI Group of Companies, with its main headquarters in Hong Kong as well as other operational offices in Thailand, Singapore and Malaysia and also in other 10 countries through subsidiary companies. Some of the ventures QI Group has invested in include transport, luxury products, media, telecommunication, training, and corporate investment.
Vijay Eswaran sponsored his tertiary studies in the UK, where he was working as the cab driver. He studied at London School of Economics (LSE) and graduated with a degree in socio-economics in 1984. After completion of studies, Eswaran traveled all over Europe where he worked in several odd jobs. After failing to secure a good job, he resumed back to the UK to advance his studies where he learned about binary system marketing and was accredited professional qualification from Chartered Institute of Management Accounts (CIMA). He also traveled to the United States where he graduated with Master’s degree in Business Administration from the Southern Illinois University in 1986.
As an author, Vijay Eswaran has published several educational and motivational books. Some of his books include;
- In the Thinking Zone that was published in 2010.
- On the Wings of Thought, published 2011.
- Two Minutes from the Abyss published 2016.
In 2017, Vijay Eswaran together with Green Ventures Capital, a subgroup of QI Group launched a RM 1.2 billion commercial and development project in cities of Bandar Meru Raya, Perak and Ipoh. The project is expected to end by 2020, and it will also include a teaching health center that will offer both private and public medical services.
Vijay also leads the council of Quest International University as the Chairman, which is part of QI Group.
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