Dr. Chen is a retired Cisco Fellow, IEEE Fellow, Honorary Professor at the Communication University of China, Tianjin University and Nanjing University of Post and Telecommunications, and Distinguished Lecture Chair at National Chung Hsing University. Prior to Cisco, he was Board Director and CTO of Komodo Technology, Inc., responsible for packet telephony developments. As Founder, Chairman of the Board and President of V-Bits, Inc., he pioneered development of the RateMux digital grooming and splicing system. Both Komodo and V-Bits were acquired by Cisco. Previously, Dr. Chen was Founder and Executive VP of CLI (Compression Labs), leading development of CLI's video conferencing and broadcast TV products, while also serving as Adjunct Professor at San Jose State University.

His pioneering work in digital imaging and inventions are cornerstones for digital image products from camera, videophone, video conferencing and digital broadcast TV to digital HDTV systems. His research results directly impacted camera and video industries and standards organizations. Dr. Chen received a BS from National Taiwan University, MS from Kansas State University and Ph.D. from University of Southern California, all in Electrical Engineering.

He is an Advisory Board member of San Jose State University and AVS Standard of China, an honorary board member of the Chinese Information & Networking Association, lifetime member of the North American Taiwanese Engineers' Association, member of the ITRI Technical Advisory Committee, and the Advisory Boards of Cradle Technologies and VisualOn.