Meet memory expert Chester Santos (and other top stories of the day)

The UC Berkeley alumnus quit his cushy software engineer job in 2008, at a time when the global economy took a hit, to chart his own journey.

29th Oct 2019
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‘International Man of Memory’ Chester Santos is a memory coach to celebrities, politicians, athletes, and high-powered executives. Chester calls himself ‘almost half an Indian’ as his biological father’s family was originally from India before migrating to Trinidad. 


However, Chester had never been to India until now when he visited Mumbai for the World AI Show. The UC Berkeley alumnus quit his cushy software engineer job in 2008, at a time when the global economy took a hit, to chart his own journey.


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