Dr. Obed Magny

Dr. Obed Magny is the Founder and CEO of Magny Leadership, a management consulting company. Dr. Obed Magny is a former police officer in California with nearly two decades of experience. He’s worked in various units including Patrol, School Resource Officer, served on the union board, and Professional Standards Unit.  

Dr. Magny is a co-founding member of the 54th Mile Police Project and a co-founder and executive board member of the American Society of Evidence-Based Policing (ASEBP). He is a former National Institute of Justice LEADS (Law Enforcement Advancing Data and Science) Scholar. He is a Policing Fellow with the National Policing Institute, where he currently serves as the chairman of the Personnel and Staffing Working Group. Dr. Magny contributed to the National Police Institute’s Council Report on Police Reforms and Race.

In addition to being a consultant, Dr. Magny is an executive coach, leadership speaker, and public policy advisor. Dr. Magny’s expertise includes motivation, job satisfaction, diversity, trauma, race and community-police relations, and emotional intelligence.

Dr. Magny has a bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice and Sociology from the University of Massachusetts, Boston; a master’s degree in Emergency Services Administration from California State University, Long Beach; and a Doctorate of Education in Organizational Leadership from the University of La Verne (CA).