Cristian Garcia

Digital Business Strategy

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Product Management Series: TodayTix

I ran into TodayTix looking for theater options in London. Once I started using the app I realized that -as a proper digital gateway- it had an endless scrolling with all sorts of plays for really good prices. 

After buying over 45 tickets on the app in just over a year, I realized I was hooked to its smooth usability and engaging content display. And even after trying other options like StubHub [from eBay] or TicketMasterUK I had to admit, the switching cost was high for me. 

The app was created in New York (2013) by two Broadway producers and part of its success it’s on the fact that by then, only 1% of al the Broadway tickets were sold via mobile.

7 years later, the app operates in 3 continents and over 10 major cities and only in a year and half, TodayTix increased the ticket sales via mobile to 3%, raisin over $6MM to expand to other cities.

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Leadership from below: The Ordinary Heroes of the Taj Hotel

A few days ago I watched “Hotel Mumbai” a film that depicts the awful events that happened 11 years ago [November 26th 2008] when a group of terrorists attacked several key parts of the city killing over 150 innocent people.

I vaguely remembered the facts, so I went into an internet frenzy to understand more about this atrocity. After a few clicks, I ran into this wonderful video that aims to explain one of the most intriguing things about this: why the Taj Mumbai Hotel employees decided not to escape but help all the guest that were trapped with them?

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Product Management Series: 1Password

I have decided to spend time analysing products I can ́t live without. I think is a great exercise to understand trends, solutions and execution of products that are changing the way we work.

This series will be analysing exclusively products I love and I can ́t live without. 

The first post, will be dedicated to 1Password, my go-to product for online security.

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