Vijay Eswaran

Executive Chairman

A true 21st century Renaissance man, Vijay Eswaran is the founder and executive chairman of the QI Group. A man of many talents, the economist-turned-entrepreneur is also a best-selling author, noted speaker and philanthropist.

Educated in the UK and the USA, Eswaran had a successful corporate career in North America, working with top technology and consulting companies before the call of entrepreneurship brought him home to Asia in the early 1990s. Since growing the QI Group into a successful conglomerate of businesses, he is now focused on his legacy project, the QI University in Malaysia, which he aims to turn into an  Ivy League institution of the East.

A seasoned orator, he is a regular speaker at prominent international events, including the World Economic Forum’s Annual Meeting in Davos, the Horasis Visionary Circle and various ASEAN Leadership Forums.

A proponent of value-based leadership, Vijay Eswaran has ensured the QI Group adheres to sustainable practices in business, making a positive impact in the communities it operates in. A 2011 honoree of the Forbes Asia annual list of Heroes of Philanthropy, he has also received a Lifetime Achievement Award for Regional Philanthropy in recognition of his outstanding contribution to the Asean community.

Eswaran has penned several books on various aspects of life management which have been translated into numerous languages.

Please visit Vijay Eswaran’s website for more information about his work.

Best-selling Author


Speaker & Philanthropist