Vijay Eswaran is a businessman, author, philanthropist and most importantly big dreamer who is never satisfied with the status quo. One of his latest big dreams is building the university that his company QI Group funds, into something bigger and better. Currently QI University-Perak is located in Ipoh City in buildings that the administration rents out, but Eswaran wants to have its own campus built in a new project titled QI City. Learn more about Vijay Eswaran: https://www.amazon.com/Sphere-Silence-English-Dutch/dp/9719264721
What this will also entail is having environmentally friendly power systems such as solar panels for each building as well as using a combination of wind and solar power for transportation systems. Eswaran’s whole career has consisted of big dreams like this one.
While Vijay Eswaran has always had big dreams and goals in his life, he has never forgotten values that his family taught him, including his father’s sayings of sacrificing for others. Eswaran’s bachelor’s degree was completed at the London School of Economics, and his master’s at Southern Illinois University.
He began learning multilevel marketing as a side hobby, and then in 1998 he decided to go all out in it when he returned to Malaysia. He didn’t have a lot of connections for funding, but he and his friend Joseph Bismarck had a lot of ingenious ways to raise the capital. Soon they had founded QI Group and moved its headquarters to Hong Kong. Its main subsidiaries are QNet, QI Asset Management, Q-Stride, and Quex Courier. Vijay Eswaran in Forbes Philanthropy Heroes list
QNet sells a variety of products through ecommerce sales representatives who market those products to their own customers. QI Asset Management is a vacation property holdings company and financier for small businesses, while Q-Stride is a marketing research company and Quex Courier is a logistics chain. Eswaran gives back many of his company’s profits through RYTHM Foundation and the Vijayratnam Foundation, the latter of which is named for his father.
Eswaran’s books are largely about spiritualism and how it can shape business leaders. His bestselling book of all time is “In The Sphere Of Silence.” He’s made numerous business and philanthropy award lists including Forbes Asia’s 2011 Heroes of Philanthropy, the Top 50 Richest in Asia, and the 2012 New Global Indian award. He’s also a regular speaker at the World Economic Forum in Davos.
To fully elaborate Dr. Siegall career path in genetics and cancer therapeutics would take a whole day, but an executive summary to it begun when he was still a young man studying zoology at the University of Maryland. To his bright mind, the field of medicine always interested him profoundly. He was always left wondering of the powers that would be unleashed if technology could be applied entirely in trying to overcome diseases in the medical world. The area of cancer treatment became a specific interest of his when soon after a family member of his was diagnosed with cancer while still at the university. He brutally became aware of the dangerous treatment regiments that were given to his relative when the family almost lost their life. This was a turning point for in his life, and as a result, he felt the desire to try and help other patients who were suffering the same kind of brutal treatment regiments.
This propelled him to pursue his Ph.D. later in genetics at George Washington University, and as an accomplished scientist, his main area of emphasis lay in targeted cancer therapies. It’s because of this that Dr. Clay went on to establish Seattle Genetics in 1998. Dr. Clay built it on the strong foundation that exerted scientific innovativeness, conducting thorough investigations and the practices of drug development intended for the one and only principle of assisting patients. The Seattle Genetics company began small with a very skeletal number of employees, but Dr. Clay was able to steer it into a very successful cancer research center.
Seattle Genetics launched its first FDA- approved antibody drug conjugate (ADCs). The firm has gone on to developed more than 20 other drugs with a growing list of extremely promising drugs being development. Dr. Clay further went on to help the firm in signing strategic partnership agreements with other drug manufacturers such as Bayer, Pfizer, Genentech and much more. Dr. Clay Siegall also worked at Bristol-Myers Squibb Pharmaceutical Research Institute, and he also had the opportunity to work at the National Cancer Institute, and again at National Institute of Health. Currently, Dr. Clay serves on the Boards of Directors of Ultragenyx Pharmaceuticals.
The most challenging part of law enforcement is being able to get a suspect off the street who is obviously committing crimes but skirting the law. Whether they are hiding in plain sight or making sure to keep the evidence from the law, we have to work that much harder to keep the streets safe. One suspect in particular was really a problem for law enforcement because we knew he was committing crimes, but he would either slip by us or change his identity and get away just before we could catch him.
On one occasion, the suspect was caught with a truck full of stolen merchandise, but a glitch in the check-in system didn’t connect him with prior convictions, so he was released before me and my team was able to get to the jail to confirm it was our suspect. Little things like this gave the suspect a false sense of security, and he began ramping up his criminal activities.
On a hunch, I decided to check the jail to see if this suspect had any close associates we could interrogate. At the same time, Securus Technologies was training the corrections officers on the new inmate call system installed. I decided this would be the perfect way to listen to chatter and not let the inmates in on the fact we were trying to gather information on our suspect. These inmates simply love to brag about their crimes, and today was no different.
While monitoring the Securus Technologies inmate call system, we picked up on the chatter we were hoping for. The suspect had just robbed again and was looking for a place to unload his latest haul. The inmate directed him to an associate to fence his stuff, and luckily we got there and made the arrest with the suspect caught red-handed.