Thinkfest Ideation Workshop 23-24 » Veale Entrepreneurs

  • Wednesday, October 4 or Thursday, October 5, 2023
  • 8:30 AM - 1:30 PM
  • John Carroll University
  • Free
Created in partnership with John Carroll University entrepreneurship program and steered by Dr. Jeffrey Stamp, this lively, interactive program is designed to inspire high school students to develop an entrepreneurial mindset and to recognize, develop and pitch business ideas. Program is one day in length. Educators choose which date to attend.
*The content of this program is similar to what was provided last year. Attendance should be targeted at students who have not participated in this event in prior years.
Areas of Focus:
Entrepreneurial Mindset Strategy, Design thinking, Networking, and Public Speaking

For more than 25 years, Jeffrey Stamp has helped countless business professionals and students awaken their untapped creative abilities and accelerate their “discovery thinking” that adds value to organizations and improves the performance of individuals and teams. Dr. Stamp has long practiced what he preaches. He was the creator of Baked! Lays Potato Chips, for PepsiCo’s snack division, Frito Lay. Having lead 7 successful entrepreneurial start-ups, he also served as a Chief Trained Brain and V.P. of technology for the widely recognized Eureka! Ranch, a leading product and service creativity think-tank. Dr. Stamp has been a chaired assistant professor of entrepreneurship at the University of North Dakota and conducted workshops worldwide. In recognition of his nonstop energy, unique teaching style and passion for experiential learning, Dr. Stamp was awarded the prestigious and student-nominated Excellence in Entrepreneurship Education Award from the Acton Foundation.

A learning session with Dr. Stamp is like a thrill ride for your brain, with exciting twists and turns that lead you, unexpectedly, to “aha!” moments you can use for a lifetime.


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.