The QI Group of Companies is a multilevel marketing firm that’s based in Hong Kong, China. The company was founded by Vijay Eswaran in 1998 at a time when the economy of Asia was in a downturn. The QI Group, under the leadership of Vijay Eswaran, has been instrumental in improving the standards of living for a countless number of people across various countries in Asia.
Vijay’s Professional Background
Vijay Eswaran’s education and previous work experience played a critical role in equipping him with the skills that would see him establish one of the most successful businesses in the e-commerce industry today.
He attended the London School of Economics in the United Kingdom where he obtained a social-economic degree in 1984. Read more: Five Minutes With Dr. Vijay Eswaran, Executive Chairman, QI Group
While in the UK, Vijay got familiar with the binary system marketing which piqued his interest. In a bid to acquire more knowledge about the binary system, he obtained a professional qualification from CIMA in the United Kingdom. In 1986, he enrolled in the Southern Illinois University where he got his MBA. Learn more about Brad Reifler: http://philanthropies.org/vijay-eswaran-2/
Inception and Growth of the QI Group
After returning to Asia in 1998, Vijay founded an MLM firm which grew exponentially and came to be known as the QI Group. The company, which initially focused on direct sales, is now an e-commerce multi-model conglomerate offering numerous products and services.
It has diversified into direct sales, luxury, lifestyle and leisure, property development and management, education and training, and traveling and conference management. Eighteen years later, the QI Group has grown and expanded to over 30 countries through its subsidiary companies. The company has regional offices in Malaysia, Hong Kong, Singapore, and Thailand.
Achievements of the QI Group
Barely a decade after its inception, the QI Group was enjoying an annual income of more than $750. Its annual income has been on a steady increase over the years. Vijay Eswaran has been a moving force behind the success of the company, and he has seen the creation of job opportunities across numerous countries in Asia.
Through the company, he has set up the RHYTHM Foundation which provides support for education, community development, art and culture programs, and resources necessary for effectuating sustainable growth.