Vijay Eswaran Delivers His Speech At The World Economic Forum

More than 40 presidents and heads of government, and 2500 leaders from around the planet attended the 46th World Economic Forum (WEF) 2016 annual meeting. The conference, which was held in Davos-Kloster, Switzerland, discussed about “Mastering the Fourth Industrial Revolution.”

Among the leaders present was Vijay Eswaran. The executive shaped the discussions by talking about “Building Mindful Organization.” He discussed about the different ways that QNET’s parent company has been mindful of the everyday corporate world. In addition, Vijay deliberated on the corporation’s founding principles of service above self, truth and care. The WEF is an annual event held in Davos. All leaders of the world come together to deliberate about future innovations and make decisions on different policies.

According to Qbuzz, Vijay Eswaran was the only Malaysian participant having a private company. He was invited to the conference by virtue of being a member of the Advisory Board of Global Growth Companies. Participants included almost 300 public figures and members of different Forum communities, including young global leaders, technology pioneers, global shapers and social entrepreneurs. In addition, there were 1,500 business leaders from 1,000 members of the Forum.

Vijay Eswaran left corporate America and returned to Asia to start his entrepreneurial journey. The successful businessman founded QI Group of companies. The multi-million dollar conglomerate has provided clients with different innovative products and services.

In addition, Vijay is an accomplished motivational speaker, philanthropist and best-selling author. He has been going around the world lecturing on different topics.

His philanthropic activities centers on women empowerment, education and youth development around the globe. He contributes to different charities through his two foundations. In 2011, Forbes Asia recognized his charitable efforts by listing him in its annual list of Heroes of Philanthropy.

In addition, Vijay has been the recipient of the lifetime achievement award in Regional Philanthropy. The Asian Strategic Leadership Institute, a renowned independent think tank, based in Malaysia, presented him with the prestigious award.

He also received the International Leader in Global Business Strategies Award from GOPIO (the Global Organization for People of Indian Origin).

Vijay Eswaran credits his success to his wife and like-minded partners. He says that when he was starting his business, no one thought that he would succeed. This is because Asia was still recovering from effects of the economic crisis. Today, he is one of the most respected entrepreneurs around the planet.

Learn more about Vijay Eswaran: https://hk.linkedin.com/in/eswaranvijay

The Entrepreneurial Journey of Vijay Eswaran

Vijay Eswaran is a Malaysian author and entrepreneur. He was born in 1960. He is the co-founder the QI Group of companies and serves as its Executive Chairman. He graduated from the prestigious London School of Economics in 1984. He learned about binary system marketing while in the UK. In 1986, he went to America and joined the Southern Illinois University for his MBA.

While studying in America, Vijay Eswaran worked for Synaptics on a part-time basis. He got exposed to multilevel marketing (MLM). On returning home, he joined Cosway Group.

In 1998, he co-founded a multilevel company that expanded to become QI Group. The company is a now a multinational conglomerate made of different and unique businesses. The company has offices in countries like Hong Kong, Malaysia, the Philippines, and Thailand. The company is also present in about thirty countries through different subsidiary companies.

In 2005, Eswaran shared his management philosophy in the book called In the Sphere of Silence. He has also written other books. He has also spoken at different management and business forums like the World Economic Forum. Learn more about Vijay Eswaran: https://www.amazon.com/Sphere-Silence-English-Dutch/dp/9719264721

Vijay Eswaran Entrepreneurial Experience

When he started his entrepreneurial journey, Eswaran says so many factors worked against him. Lack of connections and funds and economic crisis were among the many challenges that he faced.

He did not want to continue being employed. Lucky for him, he came across like-minded people and received a lot of support from his wife.

According to QI Group, Vijay Eswaran says his father was paramount in shaping who he is today. His father taught him to serve beyond self. He has always taught the staff at QI Group to have the soul of a small company.

It is good for people to know that it is not the company that succeeds, but the people working in a company. Individual contribution in the workplace is what is reflected in the company’s overall performance.

Eswaran describes an entrepreneur as being inquisitive, intense, and intuitive. He also says his biggest motivation is the people who his business touches. He likes interacting with his customers to know how the company is impacting on their lives.