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.

169 Posts

Ep 14 – Nadia Suttikulpanich – Fuchia Innovation Center for Muang Thai Life Assurance – It All Starts With the Consumer

Nadia Suttikulpanich is the Head of Fuchsia Innovation Center for Muang Thai Life Assurance Public Company Limited.  Fuchia focuses on initiating innovations and embracing changes with businesses and start-ups that emphasize consumer needs. Prior to launching Fuchia, Nadia worked for Unilever for 8 years also focused on innovation.  While there, innovation is most effective when […]

Ep 12 – Julie Jung-Eun Kim – Founder & CEO SmallTicket – Micro-segmented Groups Are Very Attractive

Julie Jung-Eun Kim is the Founder & CEO of Smallticket, the first InsurTech in South Korea with the goal of reaching new generations of customers through customized and personalized insurance offers that respond to interests of a group from the age of 20s to 30s. Prior to establishing Smallticket, Julie graduated from Northwestern University in […]

Ep 11 – Zal Dastur – co-Founder and COO, Lucep – It Skews the Advantage Hugely to the First or Second

Zal Dastur is the Chief Operating Officer and co-Founder of Lucep.  Lucep focuses on developing mechanisms that enhance the engagement of customers to sales teams based on leads generated from digital channels. Having been in the field of Sales and Marketing for 12 years, Zal recognized the lack of effective mechanisms for managing and distributing […]

Ep 10 – Shwetank Verma – co-Founder and General Partner Leo Capital – Investing in Asian InsurTech – India Edition

Shwetank Verma is a General Partner and co-Founder of Leo Capital, an early-stage venture investor operating in India and SouthEast Asia. Leo Capital focuses on Digital Health, InsurTech and FinTech. Shwetank is an advisor on open innovation to Fortune 500 companies and a speaker on Artificial Intelligence, Innovation, Digital Health, and InsurTech. Prior to founding […]

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