Vijay Eswaran was born on 7th October 1960 in Penang, Malaysia. In 1984, Vijay Eswaran graduated with a socio-economy degree from London school of economics. After he had completed his studies, he stayed in Europe and worked on the available jobs like driving a cab, construction of sites and plucking of grapes. He obtained a binary system marketing while in the United Kingdom, which was later followed by MBA from Southern Illinois University in 1986. He wanted to start his own business, and he, therefore, returned to Malaysia where he was approached by the Conway Group to start its Philippines business.
In 1998, he returned to Asia where he began his multilevel marketing company that grew to what is known as QI Group today. The regional offices of QI Group are located in Hong Kong, Singapore, Malaysia and Singapore with more than ten countries with subsidiary companies. He is a motivational speaker who has been invited to speak to people in different business and management forums. He is also an author and in 2005 his first book In the sphere of silence was published. This book gives a clear picture of how his past life was and how he starts his day with an hour of silence.
His second book was published in 2008. It is called In the thinking zone that is a collection of the thought and reflections that he faces within his day to day activities. His third book is a collection of his photographs called On the wings of thought, and it was launched in 2010 as an inspiration to all people that wish to have a great future. All this books are so motivational because he clearly states how he begun from scratch to be the great person he is today. He had a very humble beginning. He has established an interactive program where he gets to interact with people and answer all their questions.
Vijay Eswaran has been featured in many entrepreneur camps where most people wanted to know how he goes about his business. Everyone wanted to know what distinguishes QNET from other marketing agencies. They were eager to find out his source of his personal inspiration, the challenges that he may be experiencing as an entrepreneur, how he deals with difficulties in business and also his plans for Quest International University Perak.
Vijay Eswaran says that when he thought of being an entrepreneur, he did not know he to start. He had no connections to people that could have helped him go about it. He had no funds, and he was going through the economic crisis that made most of the people think that his idea would not have succeeded. He believed in himself, and his wife supported him. They experienced many challenges on the way, but they can afford a smile today.