About Us

ICE Gateway: Information - Communication - Energy

The team

ICE Gateway was founded in 2013 by Ramin L. Mokhtari and Prof. Gerd Ascheid. Since then, the company has been steadily growing and nowadays has more than 25 employees and offices in Berlin, Prague, Bratislava and Warsaw

The goal

Our Broadband IoT solutions are customized to the individual needs of any city or enterprise. Overall, we aim at increasing your citizens’ quality of life and strengthening your businesses’ competitiveness.


The tool

Our multifunctional edge computer enables you to run applications in real-time. Collect & process data locally and send it to any customer platform via API’s or use our predefined service applications.

The people behind ICE Gateway

The ICE Gateway Team


Ramin L. Mokhtari received his Ing. Degree in Electrical Engineering (Technical Informatics) from RWTH Aachen University.  
He joined the CADIS GmbH in 1989 as IT Product developer (IT) to develop signal-processing tools for first cell phones. The company was later acquired by Synopsys Inc. (Silicon Valley CA/US) in 1994, where he continued as product manager for signal processing tools. In 1996, he changed to the development center of Deutsche Telekom AG to develop projects based on very large databases. Later he moved to the HQ of Deutsche Telekom in Bonn to develop the overall IT Strategy for the network centric computing and to transfer data to what we call “cloud” today.   In 1997, he moved for the Deutsche Telekom to Silicon Valley (CA/USA) and later started the TVenture of America, as Managing Director, to invest in startups developing innovations for IT and Telecommunication sector. He invested in various companies and managed them via advisory- or board-seats. In this time he achieved high returns based on IPOs (Webex; $1,5 billion IPO) and various M&A.  
End of 2001 he moved to E.ON Ventures in Germany as Investment Director to invest in startups developing products for Energy efficiency, solar, water and clean engines and finalized multiple IPOs (Comverge, $800m ) and M&As before he joined early 2004 a Solar company, Odersun AG, as CEO to produce thin film solar for BiPV. Early 2009 he moved to iLEDs GmbH as CEO to produce LED street lights. 
Ramin is co-founder and CEO of ICE Gateway GmbH since 2013. 


Ralf Gerbershagen joined ICE Gateway as Managing Director in October 2018. The development of innovative Broadband IoT and Smart City solutions is extremly exciting as the market is just about to start.
Before Ralf joined ICE Gateway, he served as CEO Kodak Alaris/London - a global business, with 3000 employees and revenue of about 1,2Bn$, covering a wide range of products. 
From digital scanners and intelligent state of the art software services that power some of the world's largest companies to photographic paper production, printing kiosks and a suite of consumer apps that help people capture and connect with the emotional moments that define all our lives. 
Prior to this appointment he was VP & General Manager for Google`s Mobile Handset business in Europe Middle East & Africa and MD Motorola Germany GmbH. 
He held a number of international management roles including General Manager of the European Paging Subscriber Division (EMEA) and the Consumer Business Group (Software & Services, Accessories, E-commerce, Call Center). 
Educated in General Electronics & Computer Science at the University of Bingen, Ralf Gerbershagen started his professional career with Siemens AG where he held global responsibility for the Power Capacitor business.  
As Export Sales Manager at Siemens & Matsushita, he was in charge of the Passive Components & Electron Tubes business for various regions, and moved to Motorola in 1995. 
Ralf Gerbershagen is a member of bitkom (Germany’s Digital Association), he also served at the CeBit Advisory Board and the Board of Directors at the American Chamber of Commerce in Germany.

Chief Operation Officer

Tim graduated from PFH Göttingen, with a degree in business administration, focusing on industrial management and business account management.

He adds significant experiences at international manufacturing and sales-orientated leadership roles to the team.

Tim served as a board member of a listed company and offers comprehensive operational experience in leading large size business divisions. He has a strong customer oriented business style, combined with the ability to motivate teams to drive exceptional results. His ability to deliver conceptual thinking with creative skills and a high level view for the overall situation make him remarkable in his COO role to deliver on outroutstanding growth targets.

Executive Assistant

Key Account Manager (DACH)

Key Account Manager

Head of Business Development

Marketing Manager

Chi Zhang joined ICE Gateway as Marketing Manager in January 2020.

Since 2008, Chi has been playing responsible roles in diverse high techs industries such as High-Performance Computing, Solar Energy, Cloud Computing, IoT and Smart Grids. There she first took responsibility in sales, later in marketing organizing over 100 premium events involving key players into active talks and networks in the IT and Energy industries, as well as the public sector.

She has also been active in the startup industry since 2014. First represented a private foundation as Chief Innovation Officer, connecting international Startups with established German companies, she then started her own company developing an e-learning platform for Chinese online courses. There her expertise expanded to usability and online marketing, specializing in conversion rate optimization and search engine optimization. 2019 she opened and operated a white label SEO agency, which prepared her ideally for helping the company growth on a marketing strategic base.

Incident Manager


HQ in Germany

Am Studio 2, 12489 Berlin
+ 49 (0) 30 6 39 28 04 16

Branch Office in the Czech Republic

Jungmannova 36/31, 110 00 Prague

ICE Team

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