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.

170 Posts

EP 61 – Michael Lovegrove – Founder and CEO of JRNY – We Need to Be Aligned on a Mission

In this episode, Michael Waitze talks to Michael Lovegrove, the founder, and CEO of JRNY. The Company is on a mission to reduce the globally underinsured population which amounts to approximately USD 1.2 trillion with many of them found in Southeast Asia. The New Zealand startup is working with insurers globally to develop easy to […]

AIP LIVE Special – Beating the Virus

The world is experiencing a global pandemic. How is everyone holding up and smashing goals? How are startups successfully managing remote work? What are great tools to maximise productivity whilst working from home? What is the impact on the insurance Industry? We held an AIP LIVE special on Monday, 20th April and discussed how to […]

EP 60 – Bob Wouters – Country Manager FWD General Insurance – The Relevance of Insurance Is Becoming Clearer and Clearer

In this episode, Michael Waitze talks to Bob Wouters, the country manager of FWD’s general insurance practice in Thailand. Bob shares a bit of FWD’s digital strategy. The Company has recently started to roll out non-life insurance capabilities across all its markets. FWD had already made a seed investment in Thai non-life aggregator platform […]