The Malaysian businessman is one of the pioneers of the QI Group of Companies which was formed in 1998. Over the last two decades, it has expanded its operations to different parts of the world including Hong Kong, Singapore, and Thailand. It has subsidiaries in many other countries. Vijay Eswaran has travelled around the world where he is often invited as guest speaker mainly on business matters. For example, he has spoken in various universities and world events such as the World Economic Forum.
He is passionate about participating in philanthropic work. He helped in the formation of a charity arm at QI Group called the RHYTHM Foundation. The organization has helped thousands of needy people around the globe. In his home country, he established a non-profit organization which was named after his father. Forbes recognized his passion for charity work and named him as one of the largest donors in Asia. He is a recipient of a lifetime achievement award from an international organization.
Vijay Eswaran is a celebrated author and has written books such as In the Sphere of Silence. The book has become one of the best -selling in different countries. He has translated the book into different languages and that is one of the reasons why he has sold millions of copies. Mr. Eswaran also writes about several topics in national newspapers. The QI Group has a wide portfolio which includes services such as logistics and telecommunication.
He attended recognized universities in the U.S and the United Kingdom. Vijay Eswaran has had the privilege to work with large corporations including IBM where he held senior positions. He ventured into business in 1998. In 2000, his company was ranked among the best-performing distributors in the world. He believes that every entrepreneur must actively seek relevant information for their business as the environment is dynamic.
Some scholars argue that money is the main motivator for human beings. For Vijay Eswaran, he is inspired by his customers. According to him, he talks to his customers regularly to ensure that he can meet their changing needs and expectations. During one of his interviews, he disclosed that he faced the normal challenges that other entrepreneurs face including inadequate capital when he was starting his business.