Bashiok (real name Micah Whipple) is the former community manager for Diablo III. On the official Diablo III forums Bashiok's avatar depicts a Fallen Shaman, as seen in Diablo III. As of January 3rd 2013, he announced his return to the WOW team.
He is more popularly known as Drysc, as he was known when he was associated with World of Warcraft.
https://twitter.com/bashiok/status/286928099050921984 2008-27-08, Blizzcast Episode 5. Blizzard Entertainment. Accessed on 2008-29-08.