About Us

Search Discovery is a digital marketing and analytics agency helping organizations transform their marketing through the effective collection and use of data. Our mission is to help you get the most from your data and transform your business.

Our mission is brought to life by our team of experienced professionals from across the country who embody and live out our core values in serving our clients.






Search Discovery is made up of all kinds of talented people. Here are the ones who orchestrate the awesomeness.

Lee Blankenship


The consummate CEO, Lee directs both the services and software development business units for SDI. His forward thinking led him to be one of only a handful of Atlanta tech entrepreneurs to build both a successful digital agency and a self-funded technology venture, which was acquired by Adobe in 2013.

Lee has been recognized by the Technology Association of Georgia, as well as by AiMA. He is a cofounder of SEMPO Atlanta, and taught The Digital Marketing Revolution to graduating seniors at Emory University for over 6 years.

Mike Gustafson


Mike is a seasoned marketing and technology executive whose career has included startups, non-profits, upstart web shops and full service digital agencies serving Fortune 500 clients. His last decade has been spent growing and leading teams that create and implement impactful technology and marketing solutions across diverse industries.

Michael Helbling

Analytics Practice Lead

Michael is an experienced leader of analysts, an impassioned deliverer of insights and business results, and an all-around nice guy. He is experienced across all the major digital analytics tools, but understands that great analysts create amazing results regardless of tools. Michael helps organizations overcome the mountain of available data, and focus on decisions that will make the largest impact on their business.

Lindsay Blankenship

Media Practice Lead

Lindsay Blankenship is an award-winning leader in the field of digital media and offers over a decade worth of experience in search engine marketing across paid, organic, local, mobile, and feeds. She is passionate about analytics and consumer behaviors and how to turn insights into action. Lindsay is also certified in Google AdWords, Google Analytics, and Main Enterprise software.

John Sherrod

SEO Practice Lead

John develops, manages, implements, and evaluates the philosophy, projects, and people of SDI’s SEO team. He teaches organic search strategies that translate into proven high-value SEO campaigns for verticals in a variety of industries. His unique ability to speak the language of diverse (and sometimes competing) audiences helps organizations efficiently approach and effectively integrate search strategies with business goals.

Lee Isensee

Director, Product Strategy

With two decades of experience in digital and multi-channel marketing consulting, implementation, and business strategy, Lee’s a highly regarded expert. His expertise ranges from product strategy, web analytics, cross channel attribution, conversion optimization, and personalization. Lee is also well rounded in multi-channel execution strategies and tactics, leveraging enterprise data warehouse integrations to blend online and offline information to create holistic, customer centric, marketing platforms.

Our History

We've been around for 10 years and a lot has happened. Learn a little about our story below.

Careers at Search Discovery

We’re always looking to gain a new, talented colleague. If you’re an experienced, motivated team player type with a work ethic as strong as an ox, we need to hear from you.

Visiting Our Offices

Our office is a true reflection of our values and our team. Take a peek behind the curtain.