Your brain is not designed to memorize numbers, names, or really any kind of analytic information. Memory techniques allow you to apply your brain's natural strengths to the rigorous and incompatible requirements of the modern world.
Memorize dozens of numbers in less than a minute. Never forget a name again, without annoying repetition or overt.
Nat Lawson is probably the most interesting seventeen year old you haven't met. He has performed professionally in nine countries, and in two languages. Nat uses a range of abilities, innate and learned, to create unforgettable and unbelievable moments in any situation.