Dato Vijay Eswaran Vijayaratnam

(GOPIO International Renown Entrepreneur Excellence Award 2010 – LEADER IN GLOBAL BUSINESS STRATEGIES)

Dato’ Vijay Eswaran is an entrepreneur who went against all odds to build a global organization in a relatively short span of 13 years. Having grown up app over Malaysia in a family steeped in culture, with a youth leader for a father and teacher for a mother, his was an upbringing rich in human values, spirituality, literature and culture.

Dato’ Vijay, who is a man of diverse interest and talents, is also a best- selling author and a well -known speaker. He gets invited to key international forums such as the CHOGM’S Commonwealth Business Forum and the world economic forum summits, to speak on subjects ranging from spirituality to business. He also conducts very popular training programs on self- development and empowerment.

Founded in 1998, the QI group in its essence is an e- commerce based conglomerate which encompasses all aspects of business, using the internet as its modality. Boundaries geographical, political, or otherwise are merely part and parcel of the terrain the organization works with.

Today, the QI group has presence inn Europe through its telecommunications arm in London and an 87 years old luxury watch manufacturer in Switzerland, BY acquiring an Organic health food chain in Hawaii, QI has made its foray into the American market. The lifestyle division of QI acquired hotel in south Africa, turkey, and sri Lanka further expanding its offerings in the hospitality sector.