The World’s Top-Ranked Entrepreneur: Vijay Eswaran
Vijay Eswaran is the founder of QI Group, a conglomerate company with over 100 different companies in it. He has been ranked as one of the top-100 wealthiest people in Malaysia since 2012. His philosophy for success is to “focus on things that are related to your business.” He says that you should focus on one business, not multiple businesses. “Focus on things related to your business”
Eswaran is the author of the book “In the Sphere of Silence” which was published in 2012 by Marshall Cavendish International. He also wrote a self-help book called “40 Rules of Success”. Eswaran has been a speaker and judge at Youth Business International and an advisor for the United Nations Global Compact.
Vijay Eswaran has appeared in publications such as “Malaysia Tatler”, “Harian Metro” and “Time Out Kuala Lumpur”. He was named as one of the top 100 richest Malaysians by Malaysian Business magazine, but he has denied the allegations.
He was also included in the Top 200 list of “Leaders of the New Millennium” by Asia Inc., and Malaysia Tatler’s inaugural “Top 100 Most Powerful People” list.
Vijay Eswaran is a regular public speaker and contributes articles to various magazines, journals, newspapers, and other publications worldwide. His most notable statement is “The only difference between success and failure is the ability to take action.” He has addressed audiences in approximately 50 different countries.
He has been a judge for the award-winning Entrepreneur of The Year Award, having judged at both local and regional levels, including Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, Philippines and Vietnam. Eswaran is also a member of the Advisory Board for the Kuala Lumpur School of Creativity.
In addition, he has been invited to be on the board of governors at numerous educational institutions throughout Asia and Australia. In 2005, he was an international judge for the International Youth Business Challenge in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Read more about Vijay Eswaran