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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AIP News RoundUp – EP 63 – Theresa Blissing, David Gritz and Michael Waitze – The Tourists in InsurTech Are Gone

The biggest news in InsurTech in February? The Asia InsurTech Podcast published its 200th episode! A lot has changed since Michael Waitze and Theresa Blissing started the Asia InsurTech Podcast in May 2019. The InsurTech landscape has matured and many Asian InsurTechs have become global players. InsurTech funding, however, has declined by 50% in 2022 […]

EP 201 – Evan Tanotogono – co-Founder and CEO at Rey – We Want Healthier Indonesians

Asia InsurTech Podcast enjoyed having Evan Tanotogono, a co-Founder and the CEO of Rey back on the show. Some of the topics Evan covered included: Please read the best efforts transcript below: Michael Waitze 0:10Hi, this is Michael Waitze. And welcome back the Asia InsurTech Podcast. Today we are joined by Evan Tanotogono, a co […]

AIP 200th Anniversary Episode

The Asia InsurTech Podcast is celebrating its 200th episode!  We took the opportunity to check in with some of our industry friends to understand how InsurTech in Asia has developed over the years and what new trends are emerging.  We spoke with Alvin Kwock, co-founder of OneDegree in Hong Kong, Cindy Kua, co-founder and CEO […]

EP 199 – Harprem Doowa – Founder of Eazy Digital – Committing to an Idea Is a Whole Different Story

The Asia InsurTech Podcast caught up with Harprem Doowa to talk about the growth of his new(ish) venture, Eazy Digital, and the importance of having a great tech partner. We also spoke about generating profits while bootstrapping, understanding the necessity to stay relevant and making the (difficult) choice to stay the course even when other […]