Student Profile - Thomas Nittmann

Thomas Nittmann

National Origin


Current Location

Los Angeles, New York, and London


Media & Entertainment


Stevens Institute of Technology, B.S. Mechanical Engineering

EMBA Class of

Thomas Nittmann
Co-founder and Managing Partner
Lola Visual Effects, LLC


Thomas Nittmann is co-founder and managing partner at Lola Visual Effects, where he is responsible for business development, financial management, and production of feature films and television. He began his career in Germany, where he designed and implemented SAP software for Wilhelmshavener Raffineriegesellschaft mbH. After returning to the U.S., he began working for Ernst & Young’s Management Consulting Practice. Thomas then started his own IT Consulting company, Dataxstream, where he consulted for the movie industry. Drawing on his technical background and management consulting experience, he has worked on over 125 feature films.

Why This Program?

“As co-founder of a mid-size business, I’m now focused on scaling my company into a bigger entity without jeopardizing existing profit margins, and I’m looking to expand and improve organizational and operational processes. The MIT EMBA program schedule allows me to continue managing my company while learning the tools to advance my goals, specifically targeting the technical and quantitative aspects of management unique to this program.”