Nigeria's first financed commercial solar energy provider helping SMEs accelerate growth

We believe that there is a remarkable correlation between the cost of energy and quality of life. Throughout history, when the cost of energy has come down a lot (for example, with the steam engine) the quality of life has drastically improved.

For this reason, we have developed Nigeria’s first solar financing model that allows for maximum deployment of solar to support small business and families in Nigeria, by eliminating the huge barrier (cost) to entry associated with acquisition.

2016

Founded

≈₦54,000,000

in Seed Funding

5

Offices in Nigeria and United States

15+

Employees

Our People and Offices

Delta

Suite 12 Dees trade Centre, Infant Jesus Road, Off Anwai/Illah Road
Asaba, Delta State

Abuja

Suite B080, H&A Plaza, PLot 24
Wuye District, Opposite Okanga Plaza, Wuye
F.C.T., Abuja

Lagos

Block 2, Flat 2G, Bellingham Place,
Milverton Estate, Agungi,
Lekki-Lagos

New York

116W 118th Street,
New York,NY
10026

Small and large companies trust us to deliver.

The world’s most forward-thinking companies are partnering with ICE to deliver cutting edge energy solutions

Our Team

We understand that electricity must be reliable, so we started by building a reliable team to power our journey. Meet our team. Our leadership team brings together expertise across product, design, engineering, sales, and marketing from companies including Morgan Stanley, J.P Morgan, and IBM.

Emmanuel Ekwueme

CEO & Co-founder
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Ifeanyi Umejei

President & Co‑founder
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Cedrick Reynolds

CFO & Co‑Founder
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Daniel Iyio

Chief Operating Officer
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Felix Ekwueme

Chief Technology Officer (Software)
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Maxwell Okperi

Chief Technology Officer (Hardware)
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Frank Aikhu

Product Manager
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Bright Sunday

Software Engineering - Intern
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Judith Gbagidi

HEAD - ADMINISTRATION
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Stephen Egenti

Sales Manager
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Emmanuel Ekwueme
CEO & co-founder

Emmanuel is a postdoctoral fellow at MGH-Harvard Medical School and has over 10 years experience with project, timeline, and personnel management. He holds a doctoral degree from Rutgers University.

Ifeanyi Umejei
President & Co‑founder

Ifeanyi has over 10 years experience in private wealth management and financial sales at several bulge bracket financial institutions like Morgan Stanley. He has a bachelors degree from Virginia Tech.

Cedrick Reynolds
CFO & Co‑Founder

Cedrick is a seasoned financial and strategy executive with over 7 years experience as an executive director at J.P Morgan. He obtained his MBA from Harvard Business School

Daniel Iyio
Chief Operating Officer

Daniel has over 7 years experience as an engineer and an operations lead in the energy industry. He holds a masters’ degree in Petroleum Engineering from Heriot-Watt University.

Felix Ekwueme
Chief Technology Officer (Software)

Felix has over 7 years experience as a seasoned software engineer and product manager, at leading technology company, IBM. He is also the founder of two venture-backed startups in United States, and a soldier in the United States Army Reserve. He holds a degree in computer science from Wiley College.

Maxwell Okperi
Chief Technology Officer (Hardware)

Maxwell has over 6 years experience as lead engineer and project manager for the installation of solar power systems in the United Kingdom and Nigeria. He holds a master’s degree in Environmental and Energy Engineering from the University of Sheffield.

Frank Aikhu
Product Manager

Frank Aikhu is a result-driven, highly technical operational leader with over 6 years experience building software products. He has also founded and ran multiple startups that have scaled both nationally and internationally. He did Mechanical engineering at the University of Virginia.

Bright Sunday
Software Engineering - Intern

Bright is a Software Developer and a Tech Advocate with over 2 years of experience in front-end web development. He holds an advanced diploma in web development from New Horizons computer learning centers.

Judith Gbagidi
Head - Administration

Judith is an economist who has mastered office and program management. She holds a Masters in Economics from University of Benin and a Bachelor's degree in Economics from Bingham University

Stephen Egenti
Sales Manager

Stephen is a graduate of the University of Science and Technology, Enugu State. He have cummulative experience in civil supervision and sales. In addition to his duties, he manages the ICE Asaba location.

Ann Montgomery
Senior Director of Product

Ann leads our product and design teams in San Francisco. Previously, she was Director of Product at Airbnb where she led entrepreneurial product teams and worked on broader strategy and scaling challenges. Ann was the CEO and Co-Founder of two startups, one of which she sold to Airbnb in 2012. She graduated from the University of Michigan with a degree in English literature.