Humanitarian Vijay Eswaran

Vijay Eswaran is a Malaysian businessman, currently serving as the Executive Chairman of the QI Group headquartered in Hong Kong. The Q1 Group was established in 1998 and includes businesses in e-commerce, hospitality, retail and financial services. Vijay is also a philanthropist, author, and motivational speaker who lectures around the world on a wide variety of topics.

Vijay Eswaran was born in Penang on 7 Oct 1960 and moved to several different parts of Malaysia during his childhood. Vijay Eswaran graduated with a socio-economic degree from the London School of Economics in 1984 and stayed in Europe for a year after that. He has done some interesting jobs in his climb to success including working on a construction site in Belgium, plucking grapes in France and driving a cab in London. He also became involved in multilevel marketing. (MLM)Vijay Eswaran has received many awards.  Some of the awards are:
LIfetime Achievement Award for Regional Philanthropy from WCEF
International Business Excellence award from GOPIO
Listed in Forbes Asia annual Heroes of Philanthropy 2011
Outstanding Entrepreneur Award at Asia Pacific Entrepreneurship Award 2012
NGI Excellence Award for Business Leadership & Philanthropy
Malaysian Business Awards (MBA) CEO of the Year 2013

As an author, Vijay Eswaran also has experienced success. He has found benefits in silence and practices having an hour of silence each morning. This practice started when he spent time as a lay monk with Franciscan monks. Though difficult at first he later found the importance of this practice and said it is life changing.

Vijay Eswaran also has written three other books, In The Thinking Zone, 18 Stepping Stones and On the Wings of Thought.

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  1. This is reflected in his first book In the Sphere of Silence, that was published in 2005. When accepting awards he is quick to give credit to his team. It is okay for them because I need help write my paper and I want it to be done rightly.

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