Founder and President
Jason Stoter is Founder and President of Vivere Ltd., which began in 2004 and is headquartered in Guelph, ON. Vivere is an outdoor living company that sells hammocks, hammock chairs, stands and outdoor seating. Vivere hammocks are found in over 20 countries, in line with its vision of “relaxing the world”. The company currently manufacturers in China and sources materials from the USA and Taiwan. Vivere has distribution facilities in southwestern Ontario, Buffalo, NY and Born, Netherlands. It was ranked 27th in the 2014 Profit 500 list of Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies.
Jason has more than 15 years of experience managing an import/export business and has a passion for marketing and strategic development. He enjoys helping people live a balanced lifestyle that involves the right amount of rest and relaxation. He is actively engaged with many NGOs and more recently has been helping to raise seed funding for Matt Dickson, founder of www.eggpreneur.com, a brand new development in Kenya, aiming to tackle child malnutrition and extreme poverty through Women Eggpreneurs.
Jason earned his Bachelor of Science degree and an MBA in agribusiness from the University of Guelph. He is actively involved in the Southwestern Ontario Chapter of the Entrepreneur’s Organization (EO). He enjoys spending time with his family, playing soccer and working on his farm.