Vijay Eswaran has become an icon to the independent representatives of the QI Group, a multi-level marketing firm in Asia that has changed the lives of many. Read more: Dato Vijay Eswaran: From taxi driver to worth over $500 million dollars
His career story, taking an idea and a business from the ground level up to a multi-national player in 20 countries and a reported 750 million in revenue, makes him an inspiration to the hard workers below him who dream of even modest success for themselves and their families.
Like many multi-level marketing firms, QI Group has faced its critics. The usual response is to play defense.
Vijay Eswaran has gone on the offensive, and his hard work, emphasizing compliance and honorable business practices, have made it one of the top direct sales companies in Asia. Its sales rates are estimated in the top five across Asian firms.
A culture of corporate professionalism, use of high end technology, and reputable products and services have made QI Group a well-respected player in diverse fields such as telecommunications, travel, and new product development. Many of the top senior executives share similar stories of coming from the bottom and working their through the ranks, bettering their lives in the process.
QI Group also expresses a deep commitment to the spiritual and social growth of its 4.5 million independent representatives. The representatives see Vijay Eswaran not just as another wealthy businessman in Asia but as a person who uses that wealth to create a chain of prosperity stretching down the company and into the communities where its people live.
The company’s culture business skills, jobs, and entrepreneurial energy has revitalized many neighborhoods across the poorer stretches of Asia, where his independent representatives live and work.
As part of that mission, Vijay Eswaran has created two foundations, RYTHM (an acronym for Raising Yourself to Help Mankind) and the Eswaran Foundation, both of which work with nonprofits helping out community groups, women’s programs, youth development, and mentoring programs across the world.
When he is not working with QI, he is also an international speaker and writer. His dedication to helping others is reflected in dozens of awards.