"Crafting a joke and writing a technical manual are the same. You must convey the message in as few words as possible.
Too many words and the audience is confused. Too few. They lack context." -Eric Fairlie
Born: Calgary, Canada
Languages: English, French
Designations: BBE, A+, WPICC
Eric is a Technical Writer, Project Manager and Creative Consultant based in Calgary, Canada. His career spans the industries of Information Technology, Transportation, and Event Management. The common thread between them all has been all has been his exceptional skill as a presenter and communicator. Whether that be telling jokes on stage, or writing a detailed 100+ page business plan.
Eric excels at making technical information easily understood. This skill was gained from having a foot in both worlds of the white and blue collar worker most of his life. By having simultaneous careers, Eric acquired work experience at an accelerated rate.
By day he would repair computers, and write computer repair documentation in corporate environments. On weekends he would entertain at banquets, bars, house parties and so on as a magician, game show host and DJ
Other interesting positions Eric has held include Freight Train Conductor, and Cruise Ship Show Host.