Rebecka Axelsson Wadman

Rebecka Axelsson Wadman is a Principal at Arthur D. Little (ADL), based in San Francisco, and a member of ADL’s Strategy & Organization practice. She specializes in strategy and organization development with a focus on growth strategy (including M&A and transaction support), market entry, and business model innovation. Ms. Axelsson Wadman has deep industry expertise in healthcare and life sciences, telecom, as well as private equity and financial services. Work examples include: commercial due diligence projects (both buy-side and sell-side); growth strategy development for private equity portfolio companies; M&A and organization program management for a specialty pharma company; growth strategy, target identification, and transaction support for a global medtech company; indication strategy for an early-stage life sciences firm; and IoT market assessment and strategy development for European and US telcos. She is also an avid cyclist and skier and a former Swedish national team rugby player. Ms. Axelsson Wadman earned a master’s of science degree in economics and business administration from Stockholm School of Economics and Tsinghua University. She can be reached at