The businessman has worked in industries such as hospitality and education for decades. One of the ventures that have earned him global recognition is QNET. He believes that e-commerce has a huge potential to grow a business. In 2000, it was ranked among the top three distribution firms in the world.
Vijay Eswaran has always encouraged other businesspeople to seek to learn from their environments as this will help them to manage and grow their enterprises. Vijay’s gets motivation from his customers. According to him, listening to them has enabled him to develop products that meet their changing needs and preferences.
One of his happiest moments is when a customer tells him about how the services of his company have changed their lives. Vijay Eswaran acknowledges that he has faced many challenges when growing his businesses and other entrepreneurs may experience the same. Initially, his plans were not working out well and he could not get the help he needed from family members or finance institutions.
Many people did not believe that he could achieve what he has now. Since his tender age, he has always been passionate about being his own boss. After struggling for years, he met some partners that have been helpful in his business life over the years.
Vijay Eswaran believes that a businessperson can only grow if they learn to embrace challenges and seek appropriate solutions. One of his role models is his father who taught him that customer service should be the priority of any business. He has always strived to teach the other members of the organization about the concept. He constantly reminds the employees of where the company has come from and its vision.
According to him, a business is like a sports team where all the stakeholders must work towards a common goal. Through his company, a university was set up in Malaysia where many students have acquired valuable skills to help them grow in their career.