Chester Santos, “The International Man of Memory,” has left an impression on all corners of the globe. With his unique ability to not only demonstrate extraordinary feats of the mind, but also teach others to do the same, this U.S. Memory Champion is widely regarded as the world’s leading memory skills expert.
Through his entertaining and educational television appearances, professional seminars and best-selling books, Chester has helped millions of people around the world realize the benefits of an improved memory and sharper mind.
Chester is highly sought after by the media for his exceptional skills and expertise. CNN, ABC, PBS, NBC, CBS, BBC and the Science Channel have each featured him and his memory building tips. When newspapers and magazines need memory improvement tips for their readers, they seek out Chester Santos. He has been quoted in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, San Francisco Chronicle and Washington Post. “TIME Magazine” featured his advice for remembering numbers in the special edition report “The Science of Memory.”
Chester is the personal memory and mind coach to notable celebrities, politicians, professional athletes and high-powered executives.
He is also a best-selling author. His book, “Instant Memory Training for Success” was published by leading academic publisher John Wiley & Sons in 2016. It quickly became a bestseller in WHSmith stores across the UK and also on the Amazon UK website. Chester’s second book, “Mastering Memory: Techniques to Turn Your Brain from a Sieve to a Sponge,” was published by leading nonfiction publisher Sterling Publishing and is featured in the psychology section of most Barnes & Noble stores across the country. In addition, his books have been acquired by 246 public libraries, worldwide.
As the preeminent thought leader on memory skills and their effect on one’s professional, personal and academic success, Chester has given presentations in over thirty countries.
Chester has entertained and educated people of diverse backgrounds, including the executives of CEO Clubs International and YPO, the investment professionals of NASDAQ and Credit Suisse, students from organizations at Berkeley, Stanford, and Harvard and the actors of the Screen Actors Guild (SAG-AFTRA) Foundation.
His keynote speaking credits include TEDx, the prestigious “Talks at Google” program featuring “the world’s most influential thinkers, creators, makers and doers,” and the International Festival of Brilliant Minds in Puebla, where Chester spoke to an audience of 5,000 alongside Nobel and Pulitzer Prize winning speakers.