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Vijay Eswaran: Malaysian Businessman and Author

Malaysian businessman Vijay Eswaran was born on October 7, 1960 and is the QI Group’s current Executive Chairman. Eswarn co-founded the QI Group in 1998 after returning to Asia. The QI Group is an e-commerce based company involved in training, telecommunications, media, wellness, corporate investments, travel and luxury products.

Although the QI Group’s headquarters are in Hong Kong, there are multiple regional offices in Malaysia, Thailand and Singapore. Read more: Dato’ Sri Vijay Eswaran Speaks At World Economic Forum 2016

Eswaran has also authored four books. His first, In the Sphere of Silence, was originally released in 2005. The book explains his personal philosophy and why he begins each morning with an hour of silence. His second book, In the Thinking Zone, was published in 2008 and is about his reflections on life. In 2010, Eswaran published his third book, 18 Stepping Stones, and his fourth, Two Minutes From The Abyss, came out in 2016.

Eswaran has also been highly involved in philanthropy throughout his life and career. He founded the Vijayaratnam Foundation in Malaysia, which he named after his father, aw well as the RYTHM Foundation, which is the QI group’s corporate social responsibility branch.

Eswaran has used these foundations to create community programs and mentorship. Additionally, Eswaran has also made charitable donations to several individuals and organizations.

Vijay Eswaran has been recognized publicly for his many achievements and contributions. At the 2012 Global Indian Business Meet (GIBM), Eswaran was awarded the New Global Indian (NGI) for his work in both business and philanthropy, and in 2013, Forbes Asia included him in Malaysia’s 50 richest.

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