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 170 countries and his company, Michael Waitze Media produces some of Asia’s most popular podcasts.

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EP 217 – Theresa Blissing – co-Founder AIP – The Future of Insurance, Volume IV – Asia Rising

The Asia InsurTech Podcast had the pleasure of speaking with Theresa Blissing, the Founder of AIP and the best-selling author of the book “The Future of Insurance Volume IV,  Asia Rising”. Theresa grew up in a household with parents who owned an insurance agency, she was constantly surrounded by conversations about the challenges and developments […]

EP 216 – Michail Chopra – Mayfair Group – A 30 Year Journey of Insurance Innovation

The Asia InsurTech Podcast spoke with Michail Chopra, CEO of Mayfair Group, and unveiled an in-depth exploration of the shifting terrains of the insurance industry, particularly through the lens of technology and empathetic cultural practices.  Michail and his team leveraged technological advancements, transforming traditionally cumbersome insurance processes into a seamless, user-friendly digital experience. The journey […]

EP 215 – Terence Ho – Chief Commercial Officer at Nanoinsure – We Just Love Insurance

The Asia InsurTech Podcast spoke with Terence Ho, Chief Commercial Officer at Nanoinsure, and delves into the evolution of the insurance industry in Hong Kong, especially its digital transformation. A significant highlight was the development of a self-configuration platform by a bootstrapped company, leading to significant growth in their revenue. This platform enabled the creation […]

EP 214 – Mark Simmons – CEO Europe and Asia at bolttech – I See It as a Way to Supercharge Customer Experience

The Asia InsurTech Podcast spoke with Mark Simmons, the CEO of bolttech for Europe and Asia, and delved into the changing landscape of insurance and insurtech, focusing on emerging trends in Asia and Europe. Highlighting the concept of “life of the asset,” Mark explains how building services around an asset, be it a car, mobile […]