Nikki Rutman

Professor Rutman is currently the Director of Global Intelligence at Moderna.  She became part of Moderna’s Corporate Security team in March 2022 after nearly 19 years as an intelligence analyst in the US Intelligence Community (USIC). Much of her time in the USIC was spent with the Federal Bureau of Investigation. She has previously worked for the Director of National Intelligence as an Adviser on Terrorism to a Mission Manager and as a counterintelligence analyst with the Defense Intelligence Agency.


  • MA Political Science, University of Connecticut
  • MA Latin American Studies, University of Connecticut
  • BA Biology, College of the Holy Cross

Industry Experience

19 years of intelligence experience across the public and private sector, the vast majority focused on threat investigations.

Courses Taught

  • MSC-615 Intelligence Analysis for Professionals
  • MSC-705 Domestic Violent Extremism
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Nikki Rutman

Director of Global Intelligence - Moderna