Trade Contractor
NEO Chapter

Started by John W. Didado as a one-man crew in 1958, J. W. Didado Electric is now a recognized leader in the residential, commercial, institutional, industrial and high-voltage electric business as well as a trusted storm restoration partner of many of the country’s largest electric utilities.

A member of the Quanta Services family of companies, J.W. Didado has the financial strength, employees, equipment and bonding capacity to handle the largest and most complex projects.

J.W. Didado employees average almost 30 of years service and have the expertise and experience that enables them to handle any job, large or small and to excel under the most difficult conditions.

Our unique partnership with the IBEW allows us to complete inside or outside projects on schedule and within budget.

J.W. Didado Electric
1033 Kelly Avenue
Akron, Ohio 44306

Partner Contact

Bill Paolillo

Dr. Bill Paolillo, is the vice president of strategic alliances and advanced technologies. Bill leads J.W. Didado’s efforts for Smart Buildings, EPC Solar, Battery Storage , Micro-Grids, and Electric Vehicle Charging. He has helped lead teams on projects including transmission control building replacements; sub-station upgrades and transmission rebuilds; solar farms, micro-grids, battery storage hospitals; schools; and high-density, mixed-use communities. He has held general management and senior leadership roles at Black & Decker, ICI Paints, McGraw-Hill Construction, Homax Products and Welty Energy & Infrastructure. Dr. Paolillo earned a doctorate from Case Western Reserve University in management and an MBA from the University of Southern California.

Bill attended the MIT Sloan School of Management, focusing on digital transformation. Most recently, he has worked with clients on how to make Smarter Communities and Smarter Buildings through the application of Grid Edge Technologies and the Internet of Things. In his tenure as the chair of the US Green Building Council Ohio, Cleveland, Columbus, and Cincinnati have registered to measure their improvement in quality of life using Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) for cities.


Team Development

  • Neutral team facilitation
  • Team Selection
  • Team Organization
  • Team Communication Methods
  • Behavior analysis


  • Last Planner
  • Colocation – Construction
  • Pull Planning
  • Target value design


  • Shared risk reward
  • Multi-party agreements
  • Tri-party agreements