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 AsiaTechPodcast.com 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 151 – Andy Ann – CEO and co-Founder of YAS Digital – It Feels Like a Gift

The Asia InsurTech Podcast spoke with Andy Ann, the co-founder of YAS Digital, about embedded, small ticket micro-insurance and how the pandemic has helped accelerate digitak transfirmation of the insurance industry. Listen to our first episode with Andy Ann in November 2020 here. Michael WaitzeHi, this is Michael Waitze, and welcome back to the Asia […]

EP 150 – Hamilton Angluben – Founder and CEO at Kwik Insure – You Have to Be Omnipresent

The Asia InsurTech Podcast spoke with Hamilton Angluben, the founder and CEO at Kwik Insure about how digital transformation of insurance has accelerated in the Philippines. Michael WaitzeOkay. Hi, this is Michael Waitze, and welcome back to the Asia InsurTech Podcast. This is the only podcast in Asia focused on insurance that gives entrepreneurs, thought […]

EP 149 – Alex Leung – OneDegree – In Hindsight, Everything Is Planned

The Asia IsnurTech Podcast spoke with Alex Leung, a co-founder of OneDegree, about their journey from starting a virtual insurer in Hong Kong selling pet insurance to cybersecurity and NFTs. Here is the transcript of our conversation: Michael WaitzeHi, this is Michael Waitze and welcome back to the Asia InsurTech Podcast. This is the only […]

AIP News RoundUp – EP 49 – Theresa Blissing, Hugh Terry, and Simon Phipps – The BattleGrounds May Change a Bit

We end the year with a trend that we have been following throughout 2021 – embedded insurance. A pioneer in this space, Cover Genius, has just announced a new partnership with Agoda to offer embedded travel protection in Southeast Asia. We have talked about this only recently with Cover Genius’ MD for Southeast Asia, Arijit […]

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