Alex Jonsson holds a doctor's degree in teleinformatics and an (unpaid) associate professorship in Media Technology at the Royal Institute of Technology (Kungliga Tekniska Högskolan) in Stockholm. Prior to joining RISE, Alex was active in the build-up of a Master's program in media technology at Høgskolen i Gjøvik, Norway. He co-created the strategy and funding framework for Interactive Institutes studio Trends in Åre, has created and run a string of companies within software tools development for mobile platforms, all released under open source licenses. Dr Jonsson has been instrumental for the construction of a community-owned fiber network for the 270+ households on the island of Rindö, situated in the Stockholm archipelago. His interests lie within many areas often related to smart cities, sensor networking, internet of things, edge AI and wireless communication for connected artifacts, systems and citizens.