Vijay Eswaran – A Reputed Businessman and Passionate Philanthropist

One of the leading MLM companies in the world, QI Group, is co-founded and headed by Vijay Eswaran, who serves as the Executive Chairman of the company currently. The company does an annual business of close to $750 million, and that figure continues to rise consistently every year since the time of its inception.

Forbes Asia named Vijay Eswaran as the 25th richest person in Asia in 2012. Vijay Eswaran hails from a simple background, and his family used to stay in Malaysia, even though they originally had Indian roots.

Due to the regular transfer of his father across Malaysia, due to his job with the Malaysia Ministry of Labor, Vijay Eswaran spent most of his childhood studying in different schools across Malaysia.

When he grew up, he developed interested in economics, which is why he went to London and took admission in London School of Economics to study Socio-Economics. He also holds Masters in Business Administration degree from the Southern Ilinois University.

During this period, Vijay Eswaran got introduced to the binary marketing system that intrigued him deeply. It is for this reason only he also pursued a diploma course from CIMA and acquired professional certification. After completing his MBA in the United States, he joined an MLM company named Synaptics but left it soon after to return to Malaysia.

After coming back home, an MLM firm called Cosway Group gave the contract to Vijay Eswaran to handle company’s affair and management in the Philippines that Vijay gladly accepted.

After acquiring sufficient amount of experience in the MLM business, Vijay Eswaran started his firm that is known as QI Group today. QI Group is a Hong Kong-based company but has regional branches through its subsidiary companies across South East Asia.

Vijay Eswaran is also a noted speaker and author and has spoken at important events and occasions, such as on World Economic Forum and the annually held event in the United States by Indian, Pravasi Bharatiya Divas.

Vijay Eswaran is also the founder of two well-established philanthropic foundations, namely Rhythm Foundation and Vijayratnam Foundation. One of the recent books written by Vijay is Two Minutes from the Abyss.

Norma Pattiz; Podcast and Radio Wizard

Norman Pattiz founded Westwood One, and while under his leadership, it became America’s largest provider of sports, news, entertainment, traffic and talk programming, to the Broadcast Industry. Westwood One managed, owned, or distributed The Super Bowl, the Summer and Winter Olympics, NBC Radio Networks, the Mutual Broadcasting System, CBS News, CNN and NBC Radio Networks, NFL Football, NCAA Basketball, and March Madness. Pattiz has over 40 years of experience in radio syndication, and it shows.

In 2000, Norman Pattiz was appointed by President Clinton and again in 2002 by President Bush, to serve on the Broadcasting Board of Governors of the United States of America. The Broadcasting Board supervises all nonmilitary US broadcasting services such as “Radio Liberty”, “Middle East Broadcasting”, “Radio Free Europe”, “The Voice of America”, and more. Pattiz was instrumental in creating and going forward with Americas Arabic language television and radio, services to over 22 countries of the Middle East as well as the Farsi language broadcasting to Iran, which reaches over 40 million listeners.

Pattiz was inducted into the National Radio Hall of Fame and was awarded the Giants of Broadcasting Award from the Library of American Broadcasting.

In 2010, he created Courtside Entertainment Group, as he became aware of all the opportunities that the audio on-demand industry offered. In late 2012, he formed Podcast One and rapidly went to the head of the pack in producer/distributor in audio on-demand programming. Podcast One has such programs and personalities as Larry King, Chris Jericho, Steve Austin, Adam Carolla, just to name a few.

According to Forbes, in 2017, Norman Pattiz of Podcast One and Tom Webster, Edison Research VP of Strategy, announced the results of a study conducted over late 2016 looking at outcome of advertising tests with five major consumer brands, across five service and product categories.

The results of the study showed the kind of positive affect that podcast advertising has on brand recall, recall of clearly defined messaging, and the intent to purchase. Edison organized three separate studies in 2016, to determine the effectiveness for podcast advertising. The facts were that after pre and post-campaign studies were conducted, podcast listeners were open to brand messages, and showed more of a willingness to think about purchasing or actually purchasing a product.

Norman Pattiz knows his audience so it is not surprising that Podcast One is leading in the advertising supported podcast network business. Podcast One presently has over 340 hours of new and creative programming each week, and across over 200 of todays most wanted podcasts. Podcast One has a bright future and so does Norman Pattiz.

Securus Technologies on the Road to Expansion

Securus Technologies, Inc. was founded in 1986 in Dallas, Texas. The company has been supplying businesses from the security sector with security solutions as well as corporations and small businesses in North America.

 

The company has been very successful in their line of work. Past clients have been expressing their gratitude on the official website of the company and other related forums on the internet. Most of the reviews share stories of crime prevention and the tightening of the security. Owners have been able to single out corrupted staff members and to turn them into the police and prisons have been able to increase the level of the security and monitoring of the establishment significantly. The testimonials of the past clients of the Securus Technologies, Inc. are undeniably good. That has inspired the large company to continue to strive towards improvement and expansion.

 

The company of Securus Technologies is led by Mr Rick Smith. He is occupying the positions of President and chief executive officer. Mr Rick Smith has been leading Securus technologies since late June of 2008. Recently, he announced that Securus Technologies has surpassed a milestone and is close to surpassing another one. The company had made investments that amount to more than $600 million. The whooping amount of money had been directed towards the development of even better technological solutions for both correctional facilities and business. The company has also invested in acquisitions and the expansion of the already large corporation. In 2007 was the last expansion of Securus technologies when they bought Syscon Justice Systems. The former corporation used to operate worldwide ad was a leader in offender management systems. Securus technologies have been since able to expand their reach further across the United States of America and start operating and providing security solutions in Canada as well.