Teddy Chien has had a distinguished career working with the medical community over the past 50 years in various capacities at pharmaceutical and medical device companies. In 1979, Chien founded Neich Medical as the exclusive representative for Cordis Corporation in Asia, which was subsequently sold to Johnson & Johnson when it acquired Cordis in 1996. Neich Medical was re-launched in 1999 with the intention of designing and building its own cardiology products. Neich Medical and Orbus Medical Technologies merged in 2005 to form OrbusNeich Medical.
Chien is also the founder of the Chien Foundation, established to provide cardiology fellowships in developing countries in Asia, and to foster goodwill and training opportunities among interventional cardiologists within the region. The Foundation also supports keynote lectures and Young Investigator Awards at major conferences within Asia. Chien is active in other business joint ventures, real estate development, and investment opportunities. He sits on the boards of a number of private corporations