Vijay Eswaran and the making of QI group of companies.

Vijay Eswaran is the current group chairman and founder of the QI group of companies. He was born in Penang on 7 October 1960 and later moved to the UK for an education where he graduated from the London School of Economics with a socioeconomic degree.

As a champion for academic excellence, he kept his hunger for more qualifications alive receiving professional accreditation from the professional body CIMA (UK) after which he moved to the US and studied for his MBA at the Southern Illinois University. Vijay joined Synaptics a computer hardware developer and became very interested in multi level marketing marking the beginning of a long and very prosperous career in that field.

In 1998 after returning to his home country Malaysia he started a company that primarily dealt with multilevel marketing this was later to grow into what is now the QI group of companies a very dynamic and successful conglomerate with returns of over 750 million dollars as of the last financial year.

They have interest in various sectors which include retail, travel & hospitality, financial services & corporate investments, education, media, telecommunication and much more. These businesses are spread in over 20 countries. Read more: Vijay Eswaran | Professional Profile – LinkedIn

Vijay Eswaran has been recognized for his business acumen and management excellence by various organizations and has gone on to win various awards as a result they include the Lifetime Regional Philanthropy award a reward given by the Malaysian prime minister that recognized his philanthropic efforts geared towards the uplifting of human life through community development programs as well as mentor ship programs for young people through his very own Vijayaratnam Foundation.

He also initiated the RYTHM Foundation a CSR branch of the QI group which focuses on all other countries that his companies operate in.

In 2013 the same year which he won the Malaysian CEO of the year Forbes magazine named him as the 25th richest person in Malaysia.

Vijay Eswaran is an author with four books published between the years 2005 and today he also has one more dedicated to a collection of his photography titled “On the Wings of Thought.’

He has made various speaking appearances mostly on management and business development at the World economic forum as well as the 6th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas held in India.He continues to be a firm believer of disruptive business trends and their endless potential.

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Dato Vijay Eswaran: From taxi driver to worth over $500 million dollars

Eric Lefkofksy Is A Leader In The Modern Treatment of Cancer Movement

Eric Lefkofsky is the CEO and founder of Tempus, and he is leading the way for a modern approach to dealing with cancer. Tempus is a health-tech company that offers physicians the tools they need to give their patients a personalized cancer treatment experience. By providing a genomic sequencing service that looks at molecular data and analyzes it, physicians can make data-driven, real-time decisions that can alter the life of their cancer patients. Recently, Tempus has teamed up with the University of Michigan to offer them transcriptomic and genomic sequencing along with analysis for pancreatic cancer patients being treated there. Eric recognized that Pancreatic cancer patients face some of the toughest odds, but he believes that is going to change as Tempus provides them data to access numerous targeted therapies with proven effectiveness.

While it is Eric Lefkofksy’s passion to help people who suffer including cancer, this isn’t the only way he offers help to the world. As a very active philanthropist, his wife and himself donate large sums to a variety of organizations through their charitable trust, the Lefkofsky Foundation. They support a range of charitable causes and organizations that include the Museum of Contemporary Art, Anderson Ranch Arts Center, University of Michigan Health System, Duke Medicine, Preston Robert Tisch Brain Tumor Center, Americans for Responsible Solutions, Shining Hope for Communities, AUSL (Academy for Urban School Leadership), Young Women’s Leadership Charter School, The Ounce of Prevention Fund, and many, many more.

Eric Lefkofksy graduated from Southfield-Lathrup High School in 1987 and went on to attend the University of Michigan where he graduated with honors in 1991. After that, he decided to continue on and received his Juris Doctor, in 1993, from the University of Michigan Law School. As a firm believer in the power of education, Eric is happy to be a partner of many different Universities who is studying and treating cancer. On his Facebook page, he proudly shares information about these partnerships and highlights some of the charitable causes he supports.

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