​​​​Jan Jonsson is a professor in Real-Time Systems at Chalmers University of Technology, Göteborg, Sweden.

In his spare time he likes to play pedal steel guitar, repair vacuum tube amplifiers and take photos using vintage cameras.

During his 40 years as an aspiring musician he has been a member in several bands, such as White Label, Novus, Crishcraft, Vintage Vibe,
​Steel 'n Blues, The Western Toneflyers, and Flat Five Society.

As a pedal steel guitar player he has performed at the major Swedish 
​country and blues festivals, and also toured with guitarist Redd Volkaert. 
​In 2011 he was invited to play at the International Steel Guitar Convention in St Louis, USA. 

He has released two solo albums with pedal steel guitar music: Steel Reflections (2009) and Waltz for Elma (2015).