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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AIP News RoundUp – EP 54 – Theresa Blissing, Simon Phipps and Hugh Terry – Partnering As Much As You Can to Make Things Happen

Wrapping up the month of May with more news from bolttech. The InsurTech partners with Viettel Telecom in Vietnam to launch their insurance exchange on Viettel’s mobile app. Viettel customers will be able to buy car, motorbike, health, travel and home insurance via the MyViettel mobile app. Meanwhile in Hong Kong there are rumors that […]

EP 170 – George Kesselman – Chief Commercial Officer, SEA at ZA Tech – Ambiguity, Uncertainty and Speed

The Asia InsurTech Podcast spoke with George Kesselman, the Chief Commercial Officer for Southeast Asia at ZA Tech and the founder of the InsurTech Asia Association, about what it means to work in a startup, what we can all learn from InsurTech in China and what to expect from ICT Asia June 7-9.   Join ITC […]

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 […]