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.

170 Posts

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 […]

Ep 09 – Alvin Cahyadi – Convergence Ventures – Investing in Asian InsurTech – Indonesian Edition

Alvin Cahyadi is an Investment Associate at Convergence Ventures, an Indonesia focused Venture Capital firm investing in high growth startups. Alvin is in charge of monitoring the FinTech sectors, which includes payments, lending, and insurance. Following the trend of InsurTech, Alvin has been the core insurance practice lead, spending a significant amount of time conducting […]

Ep 08 – Evan Tanotogono – The Challenge of Incorporating a Digital Work Style Into Corporate Culture

Evan Tanotogono is the General Manager and Head of Digital Channels at Sequis Life, an Indonesian Life and Health Insurer founded in 1984. Having worked for Boston Consulting Group and Indonesian unicorn Tokopedia, Evan brings new perspectives and fresh ideas to the insurance industry in Indonesia. Evan gives insights into the insurance market in Indonesia […]

Ep 07 – Otbert de Jong – CEO Insurance Market Group – The Data, The Participants, and The Processes

Otbert de Jong is the CEO at Insurance Market Group, a licensed online insurance broker in Singapore, and CEO and Co-founder of Inmediate, an InsurTech using Blockchain and Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) which has raised USD 5 million in an ICO (Initial Coin Offering) just prior to the ICO bubble bursting. Otbert has a background […]

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