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 170 countries and his company, Michael Waitze Media produces some of Asia’s most popular podcasts.

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EP 215 – Terence Ho – Chief Commercial Officer at Nanoinsure – We Just Love Insurance

The Asia InsurTech Podcast spoke with Terence Ho, Chief Commercial Officer at Nanoinsure, and delves into the evolution of the insurance industry in Hong Kong, especially its digital transformation. A significant highlight was the development of a self-configuration platform by a bootstrapped company, leading to significant growth in their revenue. This platform enabled the creation […]

EP 214 – Mark Simmons – CEO Europe and Asia at bolttech – I See It as a Way to Supercharge Customer Experience

The Asia InsurTech Podcast spoke with Mark Simmons, the CEO of bolttech for Europe and Asia, and delved into the changing landscape of insurance and insurtech, focusing on emerging trends in Asia and Europe. Highlighting the concept of “life of the asset,” Mark explains how building services around an asset, be it a car, mobile […]

EP 213 – Marco Mirabella – Ensuro – Certainty of Payment and a Simple Claims Process

The Asia InsurTech Podcast spoke with Marco Mirabella, the founder and CEO of Ensuro to discuss trends in the insurance industry, parametric insurance, and how blockchain can revolutionize this sector. Ensuro, a blockchain-based reinsurance company, uses cryptocurrency as solvency capital for its parametric insurance products. The company’s blockchain component significantly reduces the cost and time […]

EP 212 – Carolina Dreifuss – SyncTechnologies – There Is Always a Family or a Business Behind the Claim

The Asia InsurTech Podcast spoke with Carolina Dreifuss, Co-founder and CEO at SyncTechnologies, discusses the company’s mission to create a digital twin solution for the construction industry. She explains how the construction industry faces challenges with coordinating information among multiple players working with different systems, resulting in inefficiencies and delays. SyncTechnologies aims to address these […]