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.

179 Posts

Ep 16 – Rob Galbraith and Theresa Blissing – East Meets West – The Most Interesting Man and Woman In Insurance

In this episode AIP founder Theresa Blissing and host Michael Waitze discuss InsurTech trends and the differences between the US and Asia with US based insurance Thought Leader Rob Galbraith. Rob is the author of the new Amazon bestseller “The End Of Insurance As We Know It” and the Director of Innovation at AF-Group.  Rob […]

Ep 15 – Dr Woody Mo, Trevor Lok, Nicolas Faquet, and David Henderson- Asia Insurance Review Roundtable II – Insurance Fundamentally Is About Having Randomness

At the 7th Asia Motor Insurance and Claims Management Conference organized by Asia Insurance Review, we recorded a podcast roundtable with conference speakers Trevor Lok, CEO – Merimen Group, Dr. Woody Mo, President and CEO – eBaoTech Corporation, Nicolas Faquet, CEO and Founder – Roojai.com and David Henderson, Co-Founder & CEO – DRVR.  The experts […]

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 […]

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