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 30 – Rohan Kumar – co-Founder & CEO Toffee Insurance – It’s a Collaborative Effort

In this episode, Michal Waitze speaks with Rohan Kumar CEO and Co-Founder of Toffee Insurance. Toffee Insurance was founded 2017 and its focus is on selling micro insurance for different kinds of services. Rohan went to the University of Lincoln and Massey University. Early in his career he worked for companies like Shell. Rohan discovered […]

Special Episode – Dr. Suthiphon Thaveechaiyagarn – Secretary General – Office of Insurance Commission

In this episode, Michael Waitze spoke with Dr. Suthiphon Thaveechaiyagarn, the Secretary-General of the Office of Insurance Commission. The OIC regulates and supports insurance companies and startups in Thailand. Dr. Thaveechaiyagarn studied law at Thammasat University and was honored with a scholarship to study at Harvard University.  Dr. Suthiphon notes that technology is the biggest trend in […]

EP 29 – Jay Weintraub – co-Founder & CEO InsureTech Connect – Learn To Speak Incumbent

In this episode, Michael Waitze spoke with Jay Weintraub the Co-Founder and CEO of InsureTech Connect. InsureTech Connect was founded in 2016 to bring InsureTech entrepreneurs and startups together. Jay was born in Texas and studied Psychology at the University of Pennsylvania. Jay has always had an entrepreneurial spirit, founding, among other things,  companies such […]

AIP News RoundUp – Episode 03 – Rahul Mathur and Theresa Blissing – September – Running From Pillar To Post

The second half of September was again dominated by news coming out of Mainland China. The CareVoice, one of China’s largest health InsurTech, has launched their own operating system, CareVoiceOS, after closing an eight-figure Series A funding round in August. We already spoke to Sebastien, the co-founder and CEO of The CareVoice, about this announcement […]