Malaysian-born businessman Vijay Eswaran serves as the current executive of PI Group headquartered in Hong Kong. Eswaran has written many books which focuses on management and business. He is also a highly-renowned speaker who has spoken at numerous global economic forums.
As a child, Eswaran grew up all over Asia. His father was a teacher and his mother a housewife. He moved to the UK to attend college at the London School of Economics. He graduated in 1984 with a degree in economics. Two years later, he received an MBA from Southern Illinois University. By this time, Eswaran was already learning about multi-level marketing (MLM). He continued after returning to Malaysia to work for Cosway Group.
Eswaran ran a number of successful multi-level marketing businesses before helping QI group grow into the company it is today. Headquartered in Hong Kong, QI Group offers corporate investment products, telecommunications, wellness and media businesses.
Eswaran’s books Sphere of Silence (2005) and Thinking Zone (2009) serve as a blueprint his personal views on management and his reflections on life.
Eswaran is known throughout the industry for his philanthropy. QI Group’s RYTHM Foundation makes millions of dollars in donations to various charities throughout Asia. RYTHM Foundation is at the height of social responsibility by providing fresh drinking water to areas previously unable to receive it. The foundation has also donated millions of dollars in food and supplies in disaster ravaged areas.
In 2013, Eswaran was ranked number 25 on the list of Asia’s richest men.