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 32 – From Physics to FinTech: Building an Urban Intelligence Platform for Insurers – Yuval Shafrir – co-Founder and CEO of Urbanico

“What we’re building in Urbanico is an urban intelligence platform that is aimed to help carriers to understand, price, and underwrite risks in a much more granular fashion.” – Yuval Shafrir In a compelling episode of the “InsurTech Amplified” podcast, Yuval Shafrir, co-founder and CEO of Urbanico, shared invaluable insights into the unique interplay of […]

EP 31 – Driving Change: Navigating the Future of Auto Insurance in the Age of AI and Connectivity – Rohan Malhotra – CEO of Roadzen

InsurTech Amplified, was joined by ⁠Rohan Malhotra⁠, CEO of ⁠Roadzen⁠, to discuss the transformative role of artificial intelligence and connectivity in auto insurance. Rohan guides us through the evolutionary phases of auto insurance—from private ownership to autonomous mobility—and highlights the impact of AI in revolutionizing risk assessment, policy underwriting, and claims processing. As vehicles become […]

EP 30 – The Evolution of Premium Financing: Fulfilling a Legacy of Innovation in Insurance – Todd Greenbaum – President and CEO of Input 1

“Every time I look at business, and naturally, any entrepreneur, any person in charge of running a business growing, it wants to grow bigger, you say, what are my limitations? If I expand the business and touch the next concentric circle, right outside of what I’m doing, I will be able to address a larger […]

EP 29 – Andrew Johnston – Global Head of InsurTech at Gallagher Re – From Alpacas to Algorithms: The InsurTech Evolution and the Future of Insurance

“So much has changed that I think first and foremost, there has been just a reality check on both sides of the equation in as much as I think insurers and reinsurers are far better equipped now to understand the value of technology, particularly as it relates to their own businesses…because they haven’t seen disruption […]