AuthorMichael Waitze

Michael Waitze worked in Global Finance for more than 20 years, employed by firms like Citigroup, Morgan Stanley and Goldman Sachs, primarily in Tokyo.  Michael lived and worked in Tokyo from February 1990 until December 2011.  Michael always maintained a particular focus on how technology could be used to make businesses more efficient and to drive P/L growth.

Michael is a leader in the digital media space, building one of the biggest and fastest-growing podcast listener bases in the region.  His show has listeners in more than 130 countries and his company, Michael Waitze Media produces some of Asia’s most popular podcasts.

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EP 169 – Matthias de Ferrieres – CEO at Wellnex – People Don’t Care About the Plan, They Care About the Advisor

The Asia InsurTech Podcast spoke with Matthias de Ferrieres, the CEO at Wellnex, about the current InsurTech hype and what academic research says about it. Matthias holds a PhD in Entrepreneurial economics and published a disertation with the title: “The Rise of the Digital Economy: Estimating the Impact of a New Generation of Entrepreneurs as […]

EP 168 – InsureTech Connect Asia – Cherie Wang, Eddy Wong and Lapman Lee – What’s Next in InsurTech in Asia?

In partnership with TDI Connect and ITC Asia we recorded a live podcast with Cherie Wang, a co-founder and CEO of Planner Bee, Eddy Wong, a co-founder and CEO of VSure and Lapman Lee,  a Professor of Practice (ESG and FinTech) at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University and a Board Member of the FinTech Association […]

EP 167 – InsurTech Sustainability – Gordon Tay, Matthias de Ferrieres, and Nicolas Faquet – How Do I Create Long-Term Value?

In partnership with InsureTech Connect (ITC) Asia, we recorded a podcast panel with Gordon Tay, the Co-founder of Surer, Matthias De Ferrieres the founder and CEO of Wellnex, and Nicolas Faquet, the founder and CEO of Roojai. 2021 has been a record year for InsurTech, however, we have seen very little evidence of profitability yet. […]

EP 166 – Tetiana George – Founder and CEO of Curium – Death of the Disruptors

The Asia InsurTech Podcast spoke with Tetiana George, a founder and the CEO of Curium, about the potential for InsurTech enablers, why nobody has solved the biggest challenges in claims management yet and how Curium is planning to make a difference. Michael Waitze 0:04Hi, this is Michael Waitze. And welcome back to the Asia InsurTech […]