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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Year End Special 2022

We are wrapping up 2022, another record breaking year for the Asia InsurTech Podcast. We made it to the top 10% of the most followed podcast globally and published close to 2,000 minutes of content.  Michael and Theresa are revealing the top 10 most popular episodes in 2022. This is based on the total number […]

EP 195 – Nischal Tanna – Group CEO at TransformHub – Partnerships Are the New Business Model

The Asia InsurTech Podcast spoke with Nischal Tanna, the Group CEO of TransformHub about embedded insurance, his financial services background and the inspiration for founding TransformHub. He also discusses the importance of digital transformation and the need for insurance companies to adapt to the changing landscape and meet customer needs through technology. Please see our […]

EP 194 – Susanne Møllegaard – Partner and CEO at Process Factory – Have Insurers Become InsurTechs?

The Asia InsurTech Podcast enjoyed speaking with Susanne Møllegaard, a Partner and the CEO at Process Factory. Susanne thoughtfully enlightened us about the biggest trends in insurance and InsurTechs in the Nordic Region, where the Process Factory is based. Susanne noted that incumbent insurers in the region are becoming more like InsurTechs and that Open […]

EP 193 – Gregor Arn – CEO at Verso Finance – It Is Not Just a Question of Technology

The Asia InsurTech Podcast spoke with Gregor Arn, the CEO of Verso Finance about how Gregor’s career and his experience as a consultant led him to the founding of Verso Finance and Wallet Engine. Gregor discussed emerging trends in insurance and InsurTech, specifically the potential for parametric insurance with blockchain technology. Check out the transcript […]