Chester Santos

Chester Santos was the U.S. Memory Champion in 2008 and is widely regarded as the world’s leading memory skills expert.

From recalling a random 100-plus digit sequence in five minutes to naming every U.S. congress person’s state and district number, Santos has the ability to demonstrate superhuman mental feats and help others do the same. He has helped millions of people around the world to realize the professional, personal, and academic benefits of an improved memory.

Santos is also the personal memory and mind coach to a number of notable celebrities, politicians, professional athletes, and other top executives. He has been quoted in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, San Francisco Chronicle, Washington Post, and TIME Magazine and has appeared on CNN, ABC, PBS, NBC, CBS, BBC, and the Science Channel.

Santos has delivered a TEDx talk, Memory 101: Memory Training for Everyone, and has written two best-selling books, one of which is featured in the Psychology section of almost every Barnes & Noble store across the United States.

Santos has a degree from University of California’s Hastings College of the Law, a master’s degree in Software Engineering from Golden Gate University and a bachelor’s degree in Psychology from University of California, Berkeley.