Kevin J. Martin
Kevin J. Martin joined the FCC in 2001, becoming Chairman in 2005 until 2009. He chaired the Federal State Joint Board on Separations, the Federal-State Joint Conference on Advanced Telecommunications Services and sat on the Federal-State Joint Board on Universal Service. Previously, he was Special Assistant for Economic Policy to President Bush and on the National Economic Council. He served as the official US representative to the G8 Digital Opportunity task force, on the Bush-Cheney transition team and was Deputy General Counsel for the Bush campaign until late 2000. From 1997-1999, he was a Legal Adviser to FCC Commissioner Furchtgott-Roth. He served in the Office of the Independent Counsel and as an Associate at Wiley, Rein & Fielding. Prior to that, he was a Judicial Clerk for US District Court Judge Hoeveler. A Member of the District of Columbia and the Federal Communications Bar Associations, he holds an MA from Duke University, a JD (cum laude) from Harvard Law School and a BA (Honours with Distinction) from the University of North Carolina.