Meet the team

In the last few years, the MOSO North America team have gained traction quickly with an increasing interest in MOSO® bamboo from all different markets. Meet the people behind the screen:

Brett Kelly

As one of the early pioneers of bamboo building materials in North America, Brett was the ideal choice to lead Moso Groups expansion into North America. Brett’s over 20 years of experience in the construction materials industry brings a wide range of business and product development experience. In the early 90’s Mr. Kelly played the lead role for Thompson Mahogany developing the retail Ipe market in the United States. Now Brett has fully devoted his energy to growing the applications for bamboo materials and can be seen on Moso Minutes.

  • Brett resides in Chester County Pennsylvania and loves his Eagles.
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MOSO® Minutes

As we journey into a new way of communicating during the COVID-19 pandemic, MOSO® North America introduced a new way of getting the bamboo message out. In the MOSO® Minutes series, short and structural clips aim to inform the market about our sustainable MOSO® bamboo solutions available.

Discover more about MOSO® Minutes here

Favorite quote:
"The potential of bamboo lies merely in the limitations of the designer architect or builder working with it."

Dr. ir. Pablo van der Lugt

Ryan Adamson

Ryan has spent most of his 20 year career in the building materials industry selling and distributing flooring. He has experience in sales and logistics for big-box and small box retail as well as installation and distribution. This experience has prepared him for the role of Director of Operations for North America. Ryan also spent time running his own deck construction company “Green Decks” in the Philadelphia area. Where he focused exclusively on installing Bamboo X-Treme® Decking and Porch flooring. He is happy to answer any questions from contractors on the installation and care of Bamboo X-treme®. As well as how to make their business stand out by offering a sustainable decking alternative.

  • Ryan resides in Gloucester County New Jersey and is the President of the local Curling Club, Jersey Pinelands Curling.
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"How To" and DIY with Ryan

With Ryan’s experience within the Deck and Porch flooring installation and care world, you may find him on our YouTube channel from time to time creating something beautiful with MOSO® Bamboo X-treme® “How To” and DIY content.

MOSO® YouTube account

Favorite quote:
“Whether you think you can, or you think you can't – you're right”

Henry Ford

Dan Kappler

Dan is a graduate from the University of Pittsburgh and the backbone of Moso North America operations. Dan brings a young perspective to the team and a badly needed understanding of current technology trends. Dan’s early accomplishments include working with Dr Pablo Van de Lugt to author Moso North America’s AIA Continuing education course, “Booming Bamboo—The (Re)discovery of a sustainable material with endless possibilities”.

  • Dan resides in Montgomery County Pennsylvania and loves the Eagles.
Connect with Dan on LinkedIn
MOSO Dan Kappler

Discover more about the CEU course here

"Booming Bamboo—The (Re)discovery of a sustainable material with endless possibilities”
AIA Continuing Education Course

Favorite quote:
“Life should not be a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in a pretty and well preserved body, but rather to skid in broadside in a cloud of smoke, thoroughly used up, totally worn out, and loudly proclaiming, “Wow! What a Ride!’”

Hunter S. Thompson

MOSO® Moments

As well as the MOSO® Minutes series, the MOSO® NA team introduced another way of reaching the market by discover one of our top customers “MOSO® Moment.” Dave Fraser, owner of Fraser Decks & Patio Covers, discusses why he chose MOSO® Bamboo X-treme® and his experience with the product. Watch the full interview here!

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