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.

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EP 186 – Hassan Karim – Head of Strategy, APAC at Zurich Insurance – When You Stop Innovating, You Die

The Asia InsurTech Podcast was catching up with Hassan Karim, Head of Strategy – APAC at Zurich Insurance to talk about the potential of strategic partnerships in APAC. The last time we spoke, Hassan was the CEO of Zurich’s P&C business in Indonesia. Listen to the episode here. Here is the transcript of our recent […]

EP 185 – Moniruzzaman Khan – SEVP & Head of Digital Business at Green Delta Insurance – We Try to Find a Different Way

The Asia InsurTech Podcast spoke with Moniruzzaman Khan, the Head of Digital Business and Senior Executive Vice President at Green Delta Insurance, about the emerging insurance market in Bangladesh and the opportunities to build digital ecosystems to reach more people and expand the addressable insurance market.  If you want to learn more about the insurance […]

Episode 184 – Sabir Samad – Affinity Partnerships and Alliances at Symbo – You Have to Believe in the Outcome

The Asia InsurTech Podcast spoke with Sabir Samad, the Head of Sales and Partnerships at Symbo, about the difference of working for a startup compared to a corporate and why tier two and tier three cities in India are on the rise when it comes to embedded insurance.  Listen to our other episodes with Symbo […]

AIP News RoundUp – EP 57 – Hugh Terry and Simon Phipps – Continue to Walk the Talk On Insurance Innovation

We are wrapping up August with news from FWD. The group introduces a new health app called omne. Omne is an ecosystem of services in partnership with Dacadoo, Nuralogix, STASH NextGen, Shadow Factory, Koa Health and Imunis. Another healthtech solution making news this month is Ubie. The Japanese healthcare startup has raised $26.2 million in  […]