The job posting at Automattic Jobs for “Theme Czar” says
You live and breathe WordPress themes. You are equally at home in Photoshop/Gimp, PHP, CSS, or the terminal. You’ve built numerous WordPress-as-CMS sites from scratch. Everything you’ve touched is GPL. You’ve probably written a theme framework […]
And indeed, Ian Stewart is the rightest person for that position. Congratulations, Ian!
Now I wonder what the changes to ThemeShaper will be…