Executive Chairman, QI Group

Short Biography

DATO’ SRI DR. VIJAY ESWARAN is the co-founder and Executive Chairman of the QI Group of Companies. An economist-turned-entrepreneur, best-selling author, prolific speaker and philanthropist, he is a multi-faceted Malaysian-born Asian entrepreneur.

In 1998, he led a team of like-minded individuals to establish a direct selling and training company that today has grown into a multi-business conglomerate. The 20-year old QI Group has regional offices in Hong Kong, Singapore, Malaysia and Thailand and a presence in 30 countries through a wide range of subsidiary companies.

The Group is an e-commerce based conglomerate with businesses diversified into retail and direct sales, lifestyle and leisure, luxury and collectibles, education, training and conference management, property development and logistics.

Dato Sri Vijay is a highly respected motivational speaker, and lectures around the world on a variety of subjects as well as speaking at leading universities, management and business & leadership forums and a regular appearance at the World Economic Forums.

He is also the Chairman of the University Council of Quest International University Perak (QIUP), which he helped establish in partnership with the State Government of Perak in 2010. The University is one of the fastest growing in Malaysia, with close to 2,000 students from 31 different countries. QI is currently constructing Qi City, a RM1.2 billion development which will serve as the new campus for QIUP and includes a hospital, accommodation and retail space.

A prominent philanthropist, he established RYTHM Foundation for the QI Group’s CSR activities around the world. A best-selling author, he had penned the highly successful book In the Sphere of Silence which was favorably reviewed by Forbes Magazine. His latest book Two Minutes from the Abyss has also been well received. He has four other books to his credit – In The Thinking Zone, 18 Stepping Stones, On the Wings of Thought and As I See It.