VANCOUVER, CANADA October 18, 2013 – Aegis Mobility, the global leader in solutions to prevent distracted driving, announced today that Jack D. Furst, a distinguished private equity investor, has joined the Aegis Board of Directors.

Mr. Furst is the Founder of Oak Stream Investors and also an Adjunct Professor at The University of North Texas, where he teaches finance and investments. He has over 25 years of private investment experience completing over $50 billion in transactions.

Jack was a founding Partner in HM Capital Partners. The Firm, established in 1989, specialized in private investments of companies primarily serving the energy, financial services, food, manufacturing and media sectors of the economy. Prior to founding HM Capital, he was a partner at Hicks & Haas Incorporated (a private investment firm) from 1987 to 1989. From 1984 to 1986, he was a merger and acquisition/corporate finance specialist for The First Boston Corporation in New York. He received his BS degree with honors from the College of Business Administration at Arizona State University and his MBA degree with honors from the Graduate School of Business at The University of Texas at Austin.

Jack serves on the board of directors for several companies. He also serves as an officer and executive board member of Boy Scouts of America, a member of The University of Texas at Austin McComb's School of Business Advisory Council and a trustee and board member of The National Safety Council. Jack is a 1998 Henry Crown Fellow, a fellowship of leaders that is administered by the Aspen Institute. He was inducted into W.P. Carey School of Business Hall of Fame at Arizona State University in 1999. Jack is also the recipient of the 2003 Outstanding Young Texas Ex Award and the W.P. Carey School of Business 2008 Distinguished Alumni Achievement Award.

Paul Zimmerman, CEO of Aegis Mobility, commented, “We are very pleased to have Jack join our board. His investment and business-building experience will be invaluable. Additionally, Mr. Furst shares a personal passion for improving the safety of our roadways and, to that end, serves as a trustee and board member of The National Safety Council.”

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