Scudamore will leave the corporation at the end of the year and take up her full time role at the Millennium Commission funded project in January. She is already a trustee of the project.
She took up her latest post at the BBC in September 1999 and helped devise a digital TV strategy that put personal video recorder (PVR) Tivo at its core. She has continued to head initiatives based on PVR technology and oversees the way the BBC is represented on Tivo via its four highlights channels. Prior to that, she was UK Horizons channel editor and launched the channel in 1997.
During her time with the BBC, she has also edited That's Life and was launch executive producer of Hearts of Gold.