Facebook Hires Former FCC Chairman Martin

Facebook Inc.’s latest employee is Kevin Martin, former FCC chairman. He will manage policy for the company’s mobile and global access efforts as it seeks to get more people online. Martin, who had been consulting for the past two years, is joining as Facebook’s vice president for mobile and global access policy.

Ex-FCC Chair Sets Up Growth Capital Shop

Kevin Martin, the former chairman of the FCC, has created a growth equity shop called Carmichael Partners. Martin and partner Brian D. Bailey have made their first investment in Bandwidth.com, which raised $22 million in its first round of funding.