In multilevel marketing circles, the work of Vijay and the QI Group is legendary. Using innovative new marketing methods combined with hard work and the personal touch, the company has risen from obscurity to consistently generate over $750 million in revenue annually.
Along the way, Vijay Eswaran has grown from a laborer and London taxi driver to become one of the richest men in Asia and a hero of philanthropy. His is an inspiring story retold time and again by people who have witnessed his gradual rise over the past 20 years. Read more: Dato’ Sri Vijay Eswaran Speaks At World Economic Forum 2016
When Malaysian native Vijay Eswaran founded the QI Group in the Philippines in 1998, few anticipated the level of success they have had. At the time the economy was slow and the QI Group lacked the funding their competitors enjoyed. What they did have was the vision and innovative marketing methods of Vijay Eswaran. Learn more about Vijay Eswaran: http://www.qigroup.com/2013/11/vijay-eswaran-makes-ceo-of-the-year/
That and a massive, dedicated team has enabled the company to thrive and grow. Currently the QI Group has a presence in almost three dozen countries and generates over three-quarters of a billion dollars a year in revenue. But Vijay Eswaran and the company have even bigger goals.
They now operate a university in Ipoh city, Malaysia. Their goal is to add the best staff, resources and top international students to make it on par with Harvard and Yale. Eswaran and the QI Group are also working to establish QI City.
They envision it holding the university campus, a teaching hospital that supports their medical programs, shopping complexes and residential areas.
The goal is to employ electric buggies, solar power and other green technologies to keep the campus and the city pollution free and eco-friendly. Eswaran anticipates this being possible in a few years.
There’ve been many lessons Vijay Eswaran learned on his entrepreneurial journey. The most important one is the emphasis must be on identifying, attracting and hiring the right people. Ones with daring, determination, sincerity and the willingness to work hard. Then you have to continually improve their knowledge and skill set and give them the opportunity to grow and prosper.