Dr. Vijay Eswaran is an executive chairman and co-founder at QI Group of firms. He is a businessman, an author of six books and a global business speaker from Malaysia. His latest book to be published is titled, ‘Two Minutes from the Abyss.’ He is also the chairman of the University Council of Quest International University Perak. This is an establishment by the state government of Perak.
QI Group of companies is a multinational association of companies joined by the diverse interests. The varying fields include education, retail and hospitality, direct selling and real property management and development. They operate in more than 30 nations. The international entity has its regional offices in Malaysia, Hong Kong, Singapore, and Thailand among other countries.
Vijay Eswaran has acquired several awards and honors. They include an international leader in global business strategies. This came from the global organization for people of Indian origin. He also won the special award for leadership and education entrepreneurship. This occurred at the 18th Malaysian Education Summit. He was also the CEO of the year 2013 in the Malaysian Business awards. MBA awards recognized abilities such as innovative skills, excellence, and best business practices.
In 2016, he earned an honorary doctorate in Economics and global business from the University of Pannasastra in Cambodia. He is renowned for being a great advocate of Raising Yourself to Help Mankind. This was the basis for his passion for mentoring young entrepreneurs. It contributed to the launch of Vijayaratnam and RHYTHM Foundation. This has been recorded in the Forbes Asia’s list of Heroes of Philanthropy and Lifetime Achievement Award.
It was a regional donation at the 3rd Chinese World Economic Forum. The foundation aims at working with the local and global organizations including NGOs. The goal is community growth and development, youth development, child mentorship, special education and empowering the women.
The QI Group is a strategic partner of the leadership Institute and the Asian strategy in Malaysia. Furthermore, it is a forum partner of the World Economic Forum. In recent years, it has earned a position as a member of the Aspen Network of Development Entrepreneurs.