Vijay Eswaran: Indian Author, Businessman, & Philanthropist

Vijay Eswaran is an author and Malaysian businessman who has a long history and steady career. He was born in 1960 in Penang, Malaysia. He studied socio-economics at the London School of Economics, graduating with a Bachelors degree in 1984.

He worked several odd jobs all around Europe after college and was introduced to the binary system. This prompted Mr. Vijay Eswaran to get a professional certification from the Chartered Institue of Managed Accountants, followed by an MBA from Southern Illinois University.

QI Group

In 1998, he returned to Malaysia and was approached by Cosway Group with an offer to start a multi-level marketing company for them. Eswaran co-founded QI Group, and it deals with several different marketing techniques including: Since it was founded, QI Group has expanded to be a powerhouse in the multi-level marketing front. It has regional offices in Malaysia, Thailand, Hong Kong, and Singapore with a significant presence in 10 other countries.

  • Business Travel
  • Media
  • Luxury Products
  • Corporate Investments
  • Health and Wellness
  • Telecommunications

Published Works

Eswaran is also an accomplished author. His first book In The Sphere of Silence was published in 2005 to wide success. This book explains Mr. Eswaran’s philosophies as they relate to his life. His second book In the Thinking Zone was released in 2008, with his third book titled 18 Stepping Stones following in 2010. His final book was published in 2016 and is titled Two Minutes From the Abyss.


Vijay Eswaran is very active in various philanthropic organizations. He founded the Vijayaratnam Foundation, along with the RYTHM Foundation in Malaysia. These programs offer mentorship to young adults, and he also donates to various non-profits and charity groups.

Vijay Eswaran is a powerhouse who continues to evolve to keep his company at the forefront of its field. He will be around for years to come, and his future is bright.