Lisa Williams is the founder of Placeblogger, the largest live site of local weblogs and of H2otown, a nationally recognized citizen journalism site and online community for Watertown, Mass. After attending Emerson College, she worked briefly at a regional daily newspaper. Later, as an analyst at Daratech she wrote about computer-aided design technology. Williams moved from Daratech to Yankee Group, where she became the director of their enterprise software research group. Williams is an active member of the regular bloggers’ meeting at the Berkman Center for the Internet and Society in Cambridge, Mass. She was recently named a fellow of Peter Jennings Project for Journalists and the Constitution at the National Constitution Center.