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.

246 Posts

Ep 19 – Koby Karp – Executive Director RGAx – A Tradeoff Between Risk Management and Sales

In this episode we dig deep into tech with Koby Karp, Executive Director at RGAx, the Transformation Engine of RGA. Koby has always been passionate about technology and using Artificial Intelligence to build better products and services. Born in Russia, Koby moved to Israel in his teens, studied robotics and today is considered a thought […]

Ep 18 – Dr. Kanapon Phumratprapin, Emmanuel Fauvel, Robin Emond and Theresa Blissing – HealthTech Roundtable – Patient Focus, Personalization and Prevention

Michael Waitze moderated a special HealthTech panel episode in collaboration with BeachCity Media live at the Startup Nation Summit at True Digital Park, Bangkok. The panel was joined by Dr. Kanapon Phumratprapin, CEO & Co-Founder of Health at Home, Emmanuel Fauvel, General Manager & Co-founder of Fatster App, Robin Emond, Innovation Project Manager at Fuchsia […]

Ep 17 – Scott Montgomery – CEO WellteQ – Segment Down To a Population of One

In this episode, Michael speaks with Scott Montgomery, the CEO and co-Founder of WellteQ, a digital wellness engagement program for employee health including activity challenges, mental wellness, financial wellness as well as support functions for HR like onboarding, virtual coaching for employees and data analytics. Scott used to train elite athletes in New Zealand before […]

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 […]