The QI Group is one of the largest and most successful multilevel marketing companies on the planet. It was co-founded by Malaysian native Vijay Eswaran in 1998. The company is an e-commerce force that markets a wide range of products throughout Asia, the Middle East and Africa. Founded in the Philippines, the QI Group currently has its headquarters in Hong Kong, regional offices in Thailand, Malaysia and Singapore, and subsidiaries in almost a dozen other countries. The company has created employment opportunities for more than a million people throughout the area it serves.
Eswaran is a major force behind the company’s growth and development. His innovative marketing strategies have enabled the QI Group to reach out to consumers in large cities, small towns and hard to reach villages. He first became involved with multilevel marketing while attending the London School of Economics in the 1980s. By the time he received his degree in socioeconomics he was professionally certified in multilevel marketing by CIBA. When Eswaran moved to the United States to work on his MBA at Southern Illinois University, he worked with a MLM company called Synaptics.
Because of his work with the QI Group Vijay Eswaran is now one of Asia’s richest men. But he has generously shared his wealth with many others. He’s helped to provide financial, material and charitable support to many individuals, families and communities through his philanthropic organizations the RYTHM Foundation and the Vijayaratnam Foundation. These organizations provide a wide range of educational, social and economic services. These services have helped to improve life for countless people and give them a much brighter future.
The work that Vijay Eswaran has done has won him numerous accolades and awards. They include the New Global Indian award given for business excellence and philanthropy as well as being named to Forbes Asia’s list of the ’48 Heroes Of Philanthropy. But Eswaran is not in it for the awards, he is interested in helping people improve their lives and fulfill their potential. To that end he has written a series of inspirational books and gives very powerful motivational talks.