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 135 – Ala Uddin Ahmad – CEO MetLife Bangladesh – Customer Expectation Has Changed Significantly

The Asia InsurTech Podcast was speaking with Ala Ahmad, the CEO of MetLife in Bangladesh, about insurance innovation in Bangladesh. As one of the fastest-growing economies in Asia and with an insurance penetration of 0.5 % of GDP, Bangladesh presents lots of opportunities for insurers and InsurTech.  Find the transcript of our conversation below. Michael […]

EP 133 – Aparajit Bhattacharya – Managing Partner at Insure First – From a Product-Centric Approach to a Solution-Centric Approach

The Asia InsurTech Podcast was speaking with Aparajit Bhattacharya, a managing partner at Insure First, about what kind of products, processes and technology is required to take insurance to the underserved. Find the transcript of our conversation below: Michael WaitzeOkay, we’re on. Hi, this is Michael Waitze, and welcome back to the Asia InsurTech Podcast. […]

EP 132 – Tom Duncan – MD Insurance and Wealth – Grab Financial Group – What Are the Metrics You Manage To?

The Asia InsurTech Podcast was catching up with Tom Duncan, the Managing Director Insurance and Wealth at Grab Financial Group to dicuss financial inclusion, the power and limitations of embedded insurance and how social media can help increase awareness. Listen to our other episode with Tom here. Michael WaitzeHi, this is Michael Waitze, and welcome […]