Vijay Eswaran is a well-respected and beloved businessman. The co-founder and chairman of the QI Group, he has provided economic opportunities and philanthropic services for thousands of people. A native of Penang, Malaysia, Eswaran has working-class roots. But through his vision and hard work he is now one of Asia’s richest men.
The vehicle he has used to attain his great wealth is the multilevel marketing juggernaut the QI Group. What has made Eswaran a hero to many is because he has not only created good-paying jobs for hundreds of thousands of people, he has also shared his wealth with the masses.
Eswaran’s introduction to multilevel marketing came during the 1980s while in the UK attending the London School of Economics. In his free time he drove a cab, picked grapes and did construction work to make ends meet. He also he also studied at the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants to become professionally certified in direct sales marketing.
Eswaran learned more about direct sales while at Southern Illinois University in the United States earning his MBA. After graduating he worked with a number of major organizations and when he returned to Malaysia in 1998 he co-founded the QI Group. Learn more about Vijay Eswaran: https://hk.linkedin.com/in/eswaranvijay
Times were hard when Vijay Eswaran founded the multilevel marketing company, but he persevered. He recruited thousands of independent sales representatives, taught them the intricacies of direct sales and shared with them his vision for the company.
He then motivated them with his powerful talks, provided them with high-quality, affordable products and sent them out into the big cities and small towns throughout Asia. Read more: Vijay Eswaran in Forbes Philanthropy Heroes list
Within a decade those sales representative became prosperous businesspeople and spread the company’s products into more than 30 countries. By the time the QI Group was 10 years old, the sales team was generating annual revenues in excess of $750 million.
Since that time Vijay Eswaran has written several best-selling books on business, written well-received articles for newspapers in Sri Lanka and Malaysia and has been invited to speak at major universities and business forums and conferences. He has also be given numerous awards and accolades.