Vijay Eswaran is an envied author and entrepreneur. He often brings an international perspective to his business. Growing up in Malaysia under the care of a responsible father who traveled a lot, Eswaran learned the fundamental value of putting in a lot of work in business and life. As such, he attended a college in England as well as the United States before residing in various states such as Australia and Canada. In the process of shaping his career, Eswaran derived insight regarding the workday world from multiple positions he held in different companies. Just to point out a few, he served as an attendant at a gas station before driving a cab. Such experiences blended in his mind. For that reason, he applies the philosophies he’s garnered from various monks, engineers, professors, as well as other professionals to guide him to success.
With his father being a traveler, Eswaran got to experience some cultural diversity because the family moved a lot. He received a bachelor’s degree in economics from the prestigious London School of Economics before joining the Southern Illinois University for an MBA. After graduating, Vijay Eswaran traveled to Italy, where he resided at the monastery. He found odd tasks working as a grape picker and contractor.
When he turned 28, Vijay Eswaran relocated to the United States, where he spent about seven years serving as an engineer at IBM. His time at the company was pretty invaluable because he learned a lot regarding online commerce, a new phenomenon at that moment. Since he believed in the impact of internet sales, Eswaran sought to establish an organization that would be a significant contributor to the industry. In 1998, Vijay Eswaran founded QI Group. It’s a company based in Hong-Kong and has offices in Manila, Southeast Asia, as well as Singapore. It’s involved in various fields such as telecommunications, medicine, as well as education. QI Group sells its products online while investing in multiple organizations in the world.