Vijay Eswaran is a leading Malaysian entrepreneur who currently serves as the Executive Chairman of Q1 group. The company’s headquarters are in Hong Kong. The successful businessman has also authored a book, Early Life. Born in 1960 in Penang, Eswaran grew up in different parts of Malaysia as his father’s work in the ministry of labor required the family to move a lot throughout the country.
Vijay Eswaran studied at the London School of Economics and earned a bachelor’s degree in socio-economics. After doing several odd jobs in Europe one year following his graduation, he developed in interest in binary system marketing and enrolled for studies on the same at CIMA, UK. Later, he enrolled at Southern Illinois University for an MBA, which he attained in 1986. Vijay Eswaran’s interest in marketing led to his involvement in Multi-Level Marketing, which he did during his time at Southern Illinois University. At the same time, he worked part-time at Synaptics.
Following his return to Malaysia, Eswaran collaborated with the Cosway group to start its business in the Philippines. It was at this time that Eswaran developed a deeper interest in multi-level marketing on the-v.net. In 1998, Eswaran founded a multilevel company which has expanded rapidly into what is today known as the Q1 group.
The Q1 group on YouTubeis one of the largest e-commerce business conglomerates around the world. The company has interests in different sectors including media, telecommunications, luxury products and travel. The group has offices in over ten countries including Malaysia, Hong Kong, Thailand, and Singapore.
Vijay Eswaran also takes part in various charitable activities through different organizations that he has cofounded. For instance, he started the RYTHM Foundation and the Vijayaratnam Foundation to initiate and support programs that benefit the community through mentorship. He also donates financial support to individuals and charities. His charitable activities earned him the New Global Indian (NGI) award.