Thinkfest Ideation Workshop 21-22 – Veale Entrepreneurs


  • Location: John Carroll University
  • Date: October 21, 2021
  • Registration is closed.

Covid-19 Mask Information for Events

The Veale Foundation will adhere to each venue’s individual mask mandates for events held at their locations in accordance with the CDC’s current Recommendations for Indoor and Outdoor Settings. Notification of current Covid-19 masking policies for venues will be shared with event participants in our event communications prior to the event and at sign-in tables. Please email us at with any questions.

Funding for travel to programs may be available to non-Forum schools. Please contact us at for more information.

dr. jeffrey stamp thinkfest
Thinkfest is a lively, interactive ideation workshop designed to inspire high school students to develop an entrepreneurial mindset and to recognize, develop, and pitch business ideas.
The workshop is steered and moderated by Dr. Jeffrey Stamp, creator of Baked! Lays Potato Chips, the Olive Garden breadstick, and many other well-known brands. Dr. Stamp is chief storyteller at Bold Thinking, LLC, where he leads a team of highly skilled thinkers in a 12,000 square foot creativity laboratory that provides ideation and concept development services to corporations and universities worldwide.


To allow for increased access and flexibility in scheduling, Thinkfest is also available as an on-demand program. Students and educators can use the lesson featuring a video with an activity at their convenience using this link:
Thinkfest Video and Creative Exploration

Educators also have access to additional tutorial videos. Please email us at to request free access.

Visit the Edward M. Muldoon Center for Entrepreneurship

Visit the Edward M. Muldoon Center for Entrepreneurship. Thinkfest is presented in partnership with John Carroll University’s Entrepreneurship Minor and Muldoon Center for Entrepreneurship.

Areas of Focus:

Entrepreneurial Mindset Strategy, Design thinking, Networking, and Public Speaking