Paul Reuvers is a self-employed software developer who started his enterprise in 1986. In 2003 he co-founded the virtual Crypto Museum in Eindhoven (Netherlands), together with Marc Simons. Crypto Museum is a not-for-profit organisation that specialises in the restoration and preservation of historical cipher machines and espionage gadgets. In 2020, Crypto Museum, together with German television station ZDF, revealed that the Swiss company Crypto AG - the world largest manufacturer of cryptographic equipment - was owned by the German and American intelligence services. In a secret operation known as Operation Rubicon, the CIA and BND had bought the company in 1970.