Phil Lonsdale joins MFG:SJ as Program Manager

We are thrilled to announce that Phil Lonsdale will be joining the Manufacture: San Jose (MFG:SJ) team as Program Manager on April 1st.
“Phil’s experience in developing and implementing innovative programs across the globe makes him well-suited to expand our reach in San Jose, the largest manufacturing hub in Northern California,” said Michael Erickson, MFG: SJ regional director. “Having him on board will accelerate our efforts to best serve the many small to medium-sized manufacturers in the region.”
Lonsdale is an Oakland native who has also lived in France, Ghana, Brazil, and the UK. He has wide-ranging experience in food and tech, from managing one of San Francisco’s most popular gourmet food trucks and founding a community garden in the Outer Sunset, to helping launch the world’s first insect-based animal feed factory in Ghana and creating a digital contact center for the UK’s first recipe box company. Outside of work, Lonsdale loves to garden, collect records, practice yoga, play tennis and follow all of the Bay Area’s sports teams. He can be reached at (408) 326-0591, x. 2 or at